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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: MODERATE ERUPTION AT 27/05Z, SINCE THEN ONGOING SMALL ERUPTIONS.

Sunday Jul 29, 2018 23:00 PM |
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 27 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 27 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 21:55 UTC, 27/07/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180727/2155Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/267
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: MODERATE ERUPTION AT 27/05Z, SINCE THEN
ONGOING SMALL ERUPTIONS.
OBS VA DTG: 27/2048Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1545 E16730 - S1558 E16929 - S1500
E16930 - S1500 E16700 MOV E 10KT FL100/300 S1800 E17400 -
S1700 E17930 - S1545 W17900 - S1500 E17130 - S1615 E17045
MOV NE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0248Z SFC/FL100 S1500 E16700 - S1545
E16730 - S1600 E16930 - S1500 E16930 FL100/300 S1445 E17215
- S1700 E17430 - S1615 E17830 - S1345 W17730
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0848Z SFC/FL100 S1500 E16700 - S1545
E16715 - S1600 E16930 - S1500 E16930 FL100/300 S1530 E17930
- S1300 W17730 - S1315 E17415 - S1530 E17600
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1448Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ASH NEAR 172E DISCERNIBLE ON H8 IMAGERY, LOW
CONFIDENCE IN POSITION AT H+18 WITH DIVERGING FLOW. ONGOING
LOW LEVEL ERUPTIONS OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180728/0355Z


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