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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 eruptions:
2017, 2011, 2005
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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News & activity updates from Aoba (Ambae) volcano

Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20180716/0330Z OBS VA DTG: 16/0444Z

Monday Jul 16, 2018 05:15 AM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 16 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 16 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 05:05 UTC, 16/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180716/0505Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/206
INFO SOURCE: PIREP, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180716/0330Z
OBS VA DTG: 16/0444Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S1500 E16815 - S1500 E16745 - S1530
E16730 - S1545 E16815 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1044Z SFC/FL150 S1500 E16745 - S1445
E16715 - S1515 E16700 - S1530 E16745 FL150/300 S1415 E16815
- S1500 E16745 - S1530 E16745 - S1545 E16815 - S1500 E16930
- S1415 E16830
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1644Z SFC/FL150 S1445 E16745 - S1430
E16700 - S1500 E16645 - S1530 E16745 FL150/300 S1445 E16745
- S1530 E16745 - S1545 E16815 - S1500 E16945 - S1345 E16815
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/2244Z SFC/FL150 S1430 E16745 - S1415
E16700 - S1445 E16630 - S1530 E16745 FL150/350 S1415 E16745
- S1530 E16745 - S1545 E16815 - S1500 E17000 - S1315 E16800
RMK: ERUPTION OBS AT 0330Z TO FL300. ASH VISIBLE ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY. HEIGHT BASED ON PIREP, NOUMEA SOUNDING
AND SATELLITE IMAGERY. MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180716/1105Z


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