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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: ONGOING ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 24/1129Z

Tuesday Jul 24, 2018 12:30 PM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 24 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 24 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 12:16 UTC, 24/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180724/1216Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/246
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 24/1129Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S1545 E16745 - S1715 E17045 - S1530
E17045 - S1445 E16830 - S1515 E16745 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1729Z SFC/FL120 S1545 E16745 - S1715
E17045 - S1530 E17045 - S1430 E16830 - S1515 E16745
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2329Z SFC/FL100 S1430 E16830 - S1515
E16745 - S1545 E16745 - S1715 E17045 - S1530 E17045
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0529Z SFC/FL100 S1515 E16745 - S1545
E16745 - S1715 E17045 - S1530 E17045 - S1430 E16830
RMK: ONGOING ERUPTION WITH ASH PLUME VISIBILE ON SAT
IMAGERY. ASH HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON CLOUD TOPS IN THE
VICINITY AND MODEL GUIDANCE
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180724/1816Z

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