Kadovar Volcano

Kadovar is a volcanic island located in Papua New Guinea. Thought to be extinct, Kadovar became active on 5 January 2018 devastating the island and forcing the evacuation of its population.

Location: East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Coordinates: -3.606129, 144.588929
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

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Kadovar's Eruptive History

2018 June-Present - Ongoing eruptions / volcanic ash advisories issued.
2018 January - Major and unexpected eruption started on January 5. This initial eruption lasted several days with extensive lava/pyroclastic flows. Multiple ash columns rose to 2000m causing the entire population to be evacuated to nearby Blup Blup Island

 

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