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Aoba volcano
Shield volcano 1496 m / 4,908 ft
Vanuatu, -15.4°S / 167.83°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Aoba volcano eruptions:
2017, 2011, 2005
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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News & activity updates from Aoba (Ambae) volcano

Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA PLUME OBSERVED ON HIMIWARI-8 RGB IMAGERY.

Tuesday Oct 10, 2017 07:00 AM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 10 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 10 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 06:56 UTC, 10/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171010/0656Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMIWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA PLUME OBSERVED ON HIMIWARI-8 RGB
IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 10/0626Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1530 E16800 - S1500 E16745 - S1515
E16715 - S1530 E16730 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1226Z SFC/FL080 S1530 E16800 - S1500
E16745 - S1445 E16700 - S1515 E16630 - S1530 E16730
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1826Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0026Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SHORT-LIVED ERUPTION WITH VA CURRENTLY IDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, EC AND UK MODEL GUIDANCE AND 092300Z
NOUMEA SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171010/1256Z

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Sunday, Sep 24, 2017
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Ambae volcano in Vanuatu on 23 Sep 2017 morning. (photo: Vanuatu Geohazards Department webcam)
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
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