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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: ONGOING ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 31/1550Z

Saturday Mar 31, 2018 16:15 PM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 31 Mar 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 31 Mar 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 16:11 UTC, 31/03/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180331/1611Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/142
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI 8, WEBCAM, GEOHAZARDS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 31/1550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1445 E16845 - S1530 E16745 - S1600
E16956 - S1559 E17126 - S1445 E17130 MOV E 15KT SFC/FL200
S1530 E16745 - S1445 E16845 - S1400 E16830 - S1330 E16730 -
S1430 E16600 - S1530 E16745 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/2150Z SFC/FL100 S1545 E16845 - S1530
E17145 - S1445 E17145 - S1500 E16845 - S1530 E16745
SFC/FL200 S1545 E16845 - S1500 E16845 - S1400 E16830 - S1330
E16730 - S1415 E16600 - S1530 E16745
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0350Z SFC/FL100 S1500 E16730 - S1530
E16745 - S1530 E17145 - S1445 E17145 - S1445 E16915
SFC/FL200 S1345 E16630 - S1445 E16545 - S1515 E16645 - S1530
E16830 - S1500 E16945 - S1445 E16945 - S1445 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/0950Z SFC/FL100 S1530 E16745 - S1515
E16915 - S1500 E17145 - S1415 E17130 - S1430 E16900 - S1500
E16745 SFC/FL200 S1545 E16630 - S1600 E16800 - S1545 E16915
- S1445 E16900 - S1430 E16800 - S1500 E16615
RMK: ERUPTION OF ASH TO HIGH LEVELS AT 30/22Z AND 31/04.
EXTENSIVE MET CLOUD COVERAGE FROM 31/16Z MAKING IT HARD TO
DISCERN ASH. ASH STILL VISIBLE FROM WEBCAM IMAGERY HOWEVER.
ASH FROM ONGOING ERUPTION STILL POSSIBLE TO FORECASTED
HEIGHTS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180331/2211Z

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Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 30 Mar 2018
Friday, Mar 30, 2018
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2018
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Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 29 Mar 2018
Thursday, Mar 29, 2018
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Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 28 Mar 2018
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018
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Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 27 Mar 2018
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018
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