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Shield volcano 1496 m / 4,908 ft
Vanuatu, -15.4°S / 167.83°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20180102/0130Z OBS VA DTG: 02/0414Z

Tuesday Jan 02, 2018 04:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 04:35 UTC, 02/01/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180102/0435Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: VANUATU GEOHAZARDS, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180102/0130Z
OBS VA DTG: 02/0414Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1545 E16800 - S1530 E16845 - S1515
E16845 - S1515 E16745 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1014Z SFC/FL100 S1545 E16745 - S1600
E17015 - S1515 E17015 - S1500 E16930 - S1500 E16745
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1614Z SFC/FL100 S1545 E16745 - S1645
E17130 - S1530 E17130 - S1500 E16930 - S1500 E16745
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/2214Z SFC/FL100 S1545 E16745 - S1730
E17215 - S1530 E17300 - S1500 E17000 - S1430 E16800 - S1500
E16730
RMK: TOPS ESTIMATED FROM WEBCAM IMAGERY AND FORECAST WIND
PROFILE
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180102/1035Z


Previous news
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
During 22-24 November, the volcano produces steam plumes and possibly some ash emissions. The plumes rose 1.8-3.7 km (6,000-12,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SE, S, W, and N. [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 23 Nov 2017
Thursday, Nov 23, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 22 Nov 2017
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 21 Nov 2017
Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  8 Nov 2017
Wednesday, Nov 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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