Volcanic Updates: Sabancaya (Peru) registers 41 explosions daily, schools closed after Manam explosion (PNP) and Poas (Costa Rica) national park still closed

37 volcanoes are currently erupting around the world. Here the latest updates.

Sabancaya registers 41 explosions daily in Peru. Schools have been closed and the volcanic level alert raised after Manam explosion in Papua New Guinea. The Poas national park has not been reopened yet in Costa Rica.

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Sabancaya registers 41 explosions daily in Peru

Over the past week, the explosive activity of the Sabancaya volcano in Peru has increased significantly. There are an average of 41 explosions per day.

Seismicity related to the movements of internal fluids and the ascent of magma is also measured in the volcano.

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Weekly summary of Sabancaya volcano activity in May 2017

During the last eruption, a plume of ash reached 3,500 m above the crater. The level of alert remains at Orange.

Schools closed and the volcanic level alert raised after Manam explosion in Papua New Guinea.

More than 200 people – mainly mothers, girls, children and the elderly – have been evacuated from Manam Island mostly from Dugulava, Warisi, Bokure and Kuluguma which are high risk villages as they sit directly in the path of anticipated lava flow. Organisers say there are more than 100 households still to be evacuated.

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Schools are closing and people being evacuated as Manam volcano activity increases in May 2017. via 

Moreover, schools on Manam and neighboring Boisa island in Madang’s Bogia district have closed doors indefinitely affecting 800-plus elementary and primary students due to volcanic ashfall.

Manam Volcano started belching smoke and flames around 7pm on Sunday, April 16. It was categorised as stage two alert by the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory issuing instructions to authorities in Madang-Bogia to prepare or start evacuation. By this week the alert was upgraded to stage three.

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Finally, the Poas national park has not been reopened yet in Costa Rica and nobody knows when it will reopen again. So change your plans, it ma be still very dangerous.

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