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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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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20180716/1640Z OBS VA DTG: 16/2040Z

Monday Jul 16, 2018 21:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 21:19 UTC, 16/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180716/2119Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/209
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180716/1640Z
OBS VA DTG: 16/2040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1545 E16945 - S1445 E16900 - S1445
E16730 - S1500 E16715 - S1545 E16800 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0240Z SFC/FL080 S1430 E16700 - S1500
E16715 - S1545 E16800 - S1545 E17000 - S1430 E16915
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0840Z SFC/FL080 S1500 E16715 - S1545
E16800 - S1500 E17000 - S1400 E16915 - S1415 E16700
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1440Z SFC/FL080 S1500 E16715 - S1545
E16800 - S1500 E17000 - S1400 E16915 - S1400 E16700
RMK: ERUPTION OBS AT 20180716/1640Z. ASH VISIBLE ON SAT
IMAGERY AND WEBCAM. PLUME HEIGHT BASED ON IR IMAGERY AND
1100Z NOUMEA SOUNDING. MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180717/0319Z

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