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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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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION AT 26/10Z AND ONGOING LOW LEVEL ERUPTION.

Thursday Jul 26, 2018 23:00 PM |

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

FVPS01 at 22:49 UTC, 26/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180726/2248Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/259
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION AT 26/10Z AND ONGOING
LOW LEVEL ERUPTION.
OBS VA DTG: 26/2158Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1500 E16730 - S1530 E16715 - S1530
E16800 - S1515 E16800 MOV NW 10KT FL100/400 S1615 E17245 -
S1800 E17515 - S1630 E17630 - S1530 E17245 MOV E 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0358Z SFC/FL080 S1500 E16730 - S1530
E16715 - S1530 E16800 - S1515 E16800 FL100/400 S1530 W17745
- S1530 E17530 - S1615 E17445 - S1815 E17845
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0958Z SFC/FL080 S1530 E16715 - S1530
E16800 - S1515 E16800 - S1500 E16730 FL100/400 S1545 E17915
- S1630 E17800 - S1800 W17845 - S1445 W17630
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1558Z SFC/FL080 S1530 E16715 - S1530
E16800 - S1515 E16800 - S1500 E16730 FL100/400 S1445 W17445
- S1545 W17830 - S1630 W17930 - S1815 W17545 - S1630 W17430
RMK: LARGE ERUPTION OBS AT 26/10Z. VA CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE IN
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180727/0448Z

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