Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Manam
in Papua New Guinea

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Manam is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Manam
Lat/Lon: -4.08 , 145.037
Event Date: 27 Mar 2020 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 31000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 200000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 3
Inserted at: 06 Nov 2019 09:34 UTC

GDACS Score

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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 18 Jun 2019 00:00 DARWIN
2 25 Jun 2019 07:25 DARWIN
3 28 Jun 2019 00:00 DARWIN
4 12 Jul 2019 00:00 DARWIN
5 03 Oct 2019 00:00 DARWIN
6 06 Nov 2019 00:00 DARWIN
7 27 Mar 2020 00:00 JRC

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Papua New Guinea , Province of Madang (population 250,000) . The nearest places are Dugulaba Number 1, Bodua, Bieng, Yawar, Awaro, Bogia, Rugasak, Sisimangun, Sepa, Wanam, and Singarin.

Radius Population
100 km 200000 people
75 km 140000 people
50 km 89000 people
30 km 31000 people
20 km 4000 people
10 km 3300 people
5 km 1400 people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Madang Papua New Guinea 250000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Dugulaba Number 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 4 km
Bodua Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 5 km
Bieng Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 6 km
Yawar Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 20 km
Awaro Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 21 km
Bogia Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Rugasak Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 23 km
Sisimangun Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Sepa Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 24 km
Wanam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 27 km
Masawara Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Iku Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 28 km
Gabun Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 29 km
Yambainbai Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 30 km
Bimat Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 32 km
Waremis Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Kwongam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Naupi Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Sepen Number 1 Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Mekera Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 33 km
Sangam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 34 km
Banang Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 35 km
Botbot East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 36 km
Buik East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 37 km
Bilau Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Hatzfeldthaven Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 38 km
Mikarup Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 39 km
Hatzfeldthafen Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Tung Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 40 km
Mari Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Gurube Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Ariangon Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 41 km
Tangu Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Bunapae East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 42 km
Schlenitz Island East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Dinam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Moresada Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 43 km
Purpur East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Daidem East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Bunapas Mission East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Ambung Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 44 km
Beidup Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Mugamat Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 45 km
Suat Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Gora Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Warinung East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 46 km
Turupard Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Wadaginam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Temnu East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 47 km
Barit Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Zanung East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 48 km
Arengen Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Marangis East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 49 km
Morasapa Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 50 km
Taringi East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Bekun East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Yakiba Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Umbo Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 52 km
Waba Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Kokun East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Buwarame Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 53 km
Malala Mission Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 54 km
Mango Mango Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Aminten Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 55 km
Ambok Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Rurunat Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 57 km
Gugubar Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Avunkum Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Bam I East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Watam East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 58 km
Kopa East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Gwaia East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Tumandapuar Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Medibur Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 59 km
Ereivanun Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Dakit East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 61 km
Ulatabun Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Sikon Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 62 km
Tutang Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Mawock Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 64 km
Manmong East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Iangare Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Zukin East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 65 km
Waiutang Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 67 km
Ibubue Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Sambadam Madang Papua New Guinea Village - 69 km
Singarin East Sepik Papua New Guinea Village - 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Awar AWR unknown 0 21 km
Daup DAF unknown 0 73 km
Josephstaal JOP 68 0 74 km
Wanuma WNU unknown 0 96 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Potsdam Harbor Papua New Guinea 20 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

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