Bagana volcano: news and activity updates
Monday, May 06, 2013
Eruptions have intensified at the volcano. Over the past 2 days, several explosions produced ash plumes rising to about 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifting 30-45 nautical miles to the W and NW (VAAC Darwin).
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013
Monday, Apr 15, 2013
Activity at the volcano continues. A volcanic ash plume was observed at 6,000 ft (1.8 km) altitude and extending 15 nautical miles to the S and W.
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013
More explosions have occurred. Ash emissions reached 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude, VAAC Darwin reported.
Sunday, Apr 07, 2013
A stronger eruptive phase has been occurring since last night. Several ash plumes reaching 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude have been observed drifting 45 nautical miles to the WSW (VAAC Darwin).
Monday, Mar 25, 2013
An explosion produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude which drifted 25 nautical miles to the east. (VAAC Darwin)
Saturday, Mar 23, 2013
Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013
Darwin VAAC reported that during 12-14 February ash plumes from Bagana rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 35-55 km SW and NW.
Monday, Feb 11, 2013
Friday, Feb 08, 2013
An eruption last night produced an ash plume rising to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude last night, VAAC Darwin reported.
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2013
Thursday, Jan 24, 2013
Thermal hot spots and SO2 plumes are often visible on satellite data. This indicates that some (weak) activity is present at the volcano.