The Japan Meteorological Company says a volcano in Papua New Guinea has erupted and it’s assessing a attainable danger of a tsunami for the Japanese coasts
ByThe Related Press
November 20, 2023, 5:26 AM
TOKYO — A volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Company stated, including it was assessing a attainable danger of a tsunami for the Japanese coasts.
Mount Ulawun on the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea erupted at round 3:30 p.m. (0630 GMT) Monday, spewing volcanic smoke as excessive as 15,000 meters (50,000 toes), the company stated, quoting the Volcanic Ash Advisory Heart in Darwin, Australia,
The company stated it was assessing a attainable affect, together with the chance of a tsunami approaching Japan later Monday. First tsunami waves might attain Izu and Ogasawara islands later Monday, about three hours after the shaking brought on by the eruption, JMA stated.
The company stated it couldn’t instantly predict a attainable dimension of a tsunami.