Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Ritter Volcano, Papua New Guinea - John Seach

An eruption occurred at Ritter volcano in Papua New Guinea on Saturday 19th May 2007. Thousands of people on nearby Siassi Island (Umboi) have moved to higher ground after a tsunami hit the island and destroyed houses in Kabi and Kampalap villages. The event on Saturday was not preceded by measured seismic activity. Residents in West New Britain heard three explosions after 9pm Saturday.
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