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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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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ERUPTION EST VA DTG: 21/1716Z

Wednesday Mar 21, 2018 17:30 PM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 21 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 21 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 17:28 UTC, 21/03/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180321/1728Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/100
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
EST VA DTG: 21/1716Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL110 S1515 E16745 - S1615 E16730 - S1615
E16815 - S1515 E16800 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/2316Z SFC/FL110 S1515 E16745 - S1615
E16715 - S1615 E16815 - S1515 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0516Z SFC/FL110 S1515 E16745 - S1615
E16715 - S1615 E16815 - S1515 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1116Z SFC/FL110 S1515 E16745 - S1615
E16715 - S1615 E16815 - S1515 E16800
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
METEOROLOGICAL CLOUD. ASH LAST VISIBLE ON WEBCAM AT 21/06Z.
FORECAST POSITION AND HEIGHT BASED ON MODEL WINDS AND NOUMEA
21/12Z SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180321/2328Z

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