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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)
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2017, 2011, 2005
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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 08/0820Z

Wed, 8 Nov 2017, 08:45
08:45 AM |
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  8 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 8 Nov 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 08:35 UTC, 08/11/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171108/0835Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/59
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 08/0820Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16730 - S1545 E16730 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1420Z SFC/FL100 S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16730 - S1545 E16730 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/2020Z SFC/FL060 S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16745 - S1530 E16745 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0220Z SFC/FL060 S1515 E16800 - S1515
E16745 - S1530 E16745 - S1530 E16800
RMK: H8 SAT IMAGERY SHOWED EVIDENCE OF ASH. ERUPTION APPEARS
TO HAVE STOPPED NOW HOWEVER WITH ASH BECOMING HARD TO
DISCERN. HEIGHTS/MOVEMENT BASED ON NOUMEA SOUNDING/NWP.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171108/1435Z

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