Major stratospheric eruption at Ulawun volcano, ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l., P.N.G.

A high-level eruption with volcanic ash rising up to 7.62 km (25 000 feet) above sea level started at Ulawun volcano, Papua New Guinea at 01:50 UTC on August 3, 2019. Multispectral satellite imagery detected a new eruption to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l. at 09:53 UTC, moving SW. Imagery acquired 10:15 UTC indicated another eruption which has punched through the tropopause and has become stratospheric with volcanic ash height to 19.2 km […]

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