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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 20180719/0630Z OBS VA DTG: 19/1004Z

Thursday Jul 19, 2018 10:30 AM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 19 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 19 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 10:15 UTC, 19/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180719/1014Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/222
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180719/0630Z
OBS VA DTG: 19/1004Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S1500 E16730 - S1530 E16730 - S1730
E17115 - S1515 E17115 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1604Z SFC/FL070 S1500 E16715 - S1530
E16715 - S1715 E17045 - S1515 E17045
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/2204Z SFC/FL070 S1500 E16715 - S1530
E16715 - S1715 E17045 - S1515 E17045
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/0404Z SFC/FL070 S1500 E16715 - S1530
E16715 - S1715 E17045 - S1515 E17045
RMK: SECOND ERUPTION AT 0630Z APPEARS TO BE ONGOING. SO2 AND
ASH SIGNAL ON IR AND FALSE COLOUR SAT IMAGERY. MOVEMENT
BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. HEIGHTS BASED ON
NOUMEA SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180719/1614Z

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