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


Kadovar’s Location:


Kadovar’s Latest Status

2024: Level 1 – Not Active


Kadovar’s Eruptive History

2023 January 2023: VAAC Darwin has issued an ash advisory with ash rising to 1.5km.
2022 Minor eruptions continue with multiple ash advisories issued.
2019 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


Kadovar Monitoring

Unvailable for this volcano.


Kadovar Images