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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: ERUPTION AT 20171015/1630Z OBS VA DTG: 15/1630Z

Sun, 15 Oct 2017, 17:15
17:15 PM |
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 15 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 15 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 17:07 UTC, 15/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171015/1707Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/32
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20171015/1630Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/1630Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16745 - S1530 E16745 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2230Z SFC/FL150 S1500 E16800 - S1545
E16645 - S1615 E16715 - S1515 E16815
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0430Z SFC/FL150 S1500 E16815 - S1445
E16745 - S1615 E16600 - S1615 E16700
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1030Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ASH IDENTIFIED USING IR SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171015/2307Z

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