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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: ERUPTION AT 20171122/1900Z OBS VA DTG: 22/2103Z

Wed, 22 Nov 2017, 21:30
21:30 PM |
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 22 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 22 Nov 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 21:18 UTC, 22/11/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171122/2118Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/64
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, SAT IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20171122/1900Z
OBS VA DTG: 22/2103Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S1515 E16730 - S1530 E16730 - S1530
E16800 - S1515 E16800 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0303Z SFC/FL120 S1545 E16645 - S1615
E16700 - S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0903Z SFC/FL120 S1615 E16615 - S1630
E16630 - S1530 E16745 - S1515 E16730
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1503Z SFC/FL120 S1630 E16545 - S1645
E16600 - S1530 E16715 - S1515 E16700
RMK: ERUPTION SEEN ON WEBCAM IMAGERY. INITIAL POSITION AND
HEIGHT OF PLUME ESTIMATED DUE SURROUNDING MET CLOUD.
MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171123/0318Z

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