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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: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION.

Thursday Jun 21, 2018 15:30 PM |

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

FVPS01 at 15:18 UTC, 21/06/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180621/1518Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/196
INFO SOURCE: SATELLITE IMAGERY.
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION.
OBS VA DTG: 21/1453Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1545 E16800 - S1545 E16830 - S1515
E16815 - S1515 E16730 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/2053Z SFC/FL100 S1600 E16815 - S1600
E16915 - S1530 E16900 - S1515 E16815 - S1515 E16730
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0253Z SFC/FL100 S1600 E16815 - S1600
E16915 - S1530 E16945 - S1515 E16830 - S1515 E16730
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0853Z SFC/FL100 S1600 E16815 - S1600
E16930 - S1530 E17000 - S1515 E16830 - S1515 E16730
RMK: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION CLEARLY VISIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY.
PLUME HEIGHT BASED ON IR SAT IMAGERY AND 12Z NOUMEA
SOUNDING. MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180621/2118Z

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