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Bagana volcano
lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E

Bagana webcams / live data
Bagana volcano eruptions:
2012, 1972-2011, 1970-71, 1968, 1966-67, 1964-65, 1962-63, 1961, 1959(?)-60, 1953, 1952, 1948-51, 1945-47, 1943, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1909(?), 1908, 1899, 1897, 1894-95, 1883, 1865-83, 1842
Typical eruption style:
explosive
Last earthquakes nearby

Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

latest (2014) | 2013 | 2012 | archive
Mon, 10 Nov 23:13
Eruptive activity at the volcano continues. Several ash plumes were observed on satellite imagery during the past days, indicating continuing explosions. ...more
Wed, 24 Sep 21:53
The volcano is still in eruption. A volcanic ash plume was observed by VAAC Darwin on 20 Sep extending 50 km to the west.
Wed, 27 Aug 16:33
Eruptive activity continues at the volcano. An ash plume at approx. 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was spotted by Darwin VAAC extending 50 km to the SW yesterday.
Thu, 14 Aug 10:26
Intense activity has been taking place at the volcano during the past days. A significant ash plume reaching approx. 25,000 ft (7-8 km) altitude has been observed on satellite imagery drifting 100-150 km southwest. ...more [read all]
Tue, 27 May 16:05
Explosive (likely strong strombolian-type) eruptions continue at the volcano. An ash plume to estimated 10,000 (3 km) altitude was observed extending 35 nautical miles to the west this morning (VAAC Darwin).
Thu, 1 May 07:54
An explosion occurred this morning. A volcanic ash plume rose to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifted 40 km to the SSE (VAAC Darwin).
Fri, 11 Apr 07:48
A major magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck 50 km south of the volcano today.
latest (2014) | 2013 | 2012 | archive

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