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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 20171029/0350Z OBS VA DTG: 29/0533Z

Sun, 29 Oct 2017, 06:15
06:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 06:00 UTC, 29/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171029/0600Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/42
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20171029/0350Z
OBS VA DTG: 29/0533Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S1515 E16730 - S1545 E16745 - S1545
E16815 - S1515 E16800 MOV S 10KT FL100/200 S1545 E16815 -
S1545 E16915 - S1515 E16845 - S1515 E16800 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/1133Z SFC/FL200 S1515 E16730 - S1545
E16745 - S1545 E16900 - S1515 E16830 FL100/200 S1545 E16900
- S1600 E16945 - S1530 E17015 - S1515 E16945 - S1515 E16830
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1733Z SFC/FL200 S1515 E16745 - S1600
E16730 - S1615 E16800 - S1615 E16930 - S1515 E16830
FL100/200 S1515 E16830 - S1615 E16930 - S1615 E17145 - S1500
E17015
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/2333Z SFC/FL200 S1515 E16830 - S1515
E16745 - S1600 E16730 - S1615 E16800 - S1615 E16930
FL100/200 S1515 E16830 - S1615 E16930 - S1630 E17230 - S1530
E17200 - S1500 E17015
RMK: ONGOING ERUPTION VISIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ASH
HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171029/1200Z

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