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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: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION.

Sunday Mar 11, 2018 20:00 PM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 11 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 11 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 19:57 UTC, 11/03/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180311/1957Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/60
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION.
OBS VA DTG: 11/1932Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1545 E16700 - S1630 E16745 - S1530
E16800 - S1515 E16745 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0132Z SFC/FL100 S1515 E16745 - S1600
E16645 - S1700 E16745 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/0732Z SFC/FL100 S1515 E16745 - S1615
E16630 - S1715 E16730 - S1530 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/1332Z SFC/FL100 S1515 E16745 - S1615
E16630 - S1715 E16730 - S1530 E16800
RMK: ASH CLEARLY VISIBLE IN SATELLITE AND WEBCAM. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT OF ASH CLOUD BASED ON 20180311/1200Z SOUNDING FROM
FIJI AND ECMWF MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180312/0157Z

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