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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: ONGOING INTERMITTENT ERUPTION.

Saturday Jul 21, 2018 23:15 PM |

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

FVPS01 at 22:59 UTC, 21/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180721/2259Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/235
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING INTERMITTENT ERUPTION.
OBS VA DTG: 21/2230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1515 E16745 - S1615 E16745 - S1700
E16915 - S1515 E16915 MOV SE 10KT FL080/120 S1515 E16745 -
S1615 E16745 - S1630 E16915 - S1600 E17100 - S1330 E17130 -
S1400 E17015 - S1515 E16915 - S1515 E16745 MOV NE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0430Z SFC/FL080 S1515 E16745 - S1645
E16715 - S1800 E17100 - S1515 E16915 FL080/120 S1515 E16745
- S1615 E16730 - S1615 E17115 - S1330 E17130 - S1400 E17015
- S1500 E16945
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1030Z SFC/FL080 S1515 E16745 - S1715
E16700 - S1830 E17145 - S1515 E16915 FL080/120 S1500 E16945
- S1515 E16745 - S1615 E16730 - S1615 E17115 - S1315 E17145
- S1330 E17030
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1630Z SFC/FL080 S1515 E16745 - S1715
E16700 - S1830 E17145 - S1515 E16915 FL080/120 S1515 E16745
- S1615 E16730 - S1615 E17115 - S1315 E17145 - S1330 E17030
- S1500 E16945
RMK: ONGOING INTERMITTANT ERUPTION, WITH ASH VISIBILE ON SAT
IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMIWARI-8 IMAGERY,
21/1100Z NOUMEA SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180722/0459Z

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