Volcano Name: Tavui Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 252150
Alternate Name:
Volcano Type: Caldera(s)
Latitude: -4.1166666667
Longitude: 152.2000000000
Region: Melanesia and Australia Sub Region: New Britain
Date Entered: 02/05/2012

Eruption Details

Eruption Start Date: -4946 Date Error: 40
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 2.500 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 5.750 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 2.300 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 5.250 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.800 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.200 (Calculated)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.500 (Literature)
Magma: Basalt-Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
(Minor/less than 10%) Basalt
Rhyolite

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