Bagana volcano: news and activity updates
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
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.
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
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]
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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).
Thursday, May 01, 2014
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).
Friday, Apr 11, 2014
A major magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck 50 km south of the volcano today.