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Aoba volcano
Shield volcano 1496 m / 4,908 ft
Vanuatu, -15.4°S / 167.83°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Aoba volcano eruptions:
2017, 2011, 2005
Typical eruption style:
unspecified

News & activity updates from Aoba (Ambae) volcano

Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT ONGOING ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 14/0240Z

Sat, 14 Oct 2017, 03:15
03:15 AM |
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 14 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 14 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 02:59 UTC, 14/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171014/0259Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI 8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT ONGOING ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 14/0240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S1545 E16815 - S1500 E16815 - S1515
E16730 - S1530 E16745 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0840Z SFC/FL150 S1515 E16730 - S1545
E16800 - S1615 E16845 - S1500 E16830
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1440Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/2040Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI 8 IMAGERY AND HYSPLIT.
LATEST SAT IMAGERY SUGGEST TOPS FL150. FURTHER ERUPTIVE
ACTIVITY POSSIBLE, ADVISORY WILL BE RENEWED ACCORDINGLY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171014/0859Z

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