Overall Orange alert Volcanic eruption for Pago
in New Britain-SW Pac

Event summary

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

Name: Pago
Lat/Lon: -5.583333 , 150.516666
Event Date: 10 Jul 2012 22:03 UTC
Exposed Population 30km:
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI:
Population exposure index:
Inserted at: 01 Jan 1900 00:00 UTC

GDACS Score

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Historical Timeline


Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 03 May 2012 05:30 DARWIN
2 03 May 2012 06:00 DARWIN
3 03 May 2012 07:15 DARWIN
4 10 Jul 2012 16:03 DARWIN
5 10 Jul 2012 22:03 DARWIN

Exposed population

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Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations


Initial conditions

More information

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