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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: ERUPTION AT 20180908/0530Z TO FL180 OBS VA DTG: 08/0647Z

Saturday Sep 08, 2018 07:15 AM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  8 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 8 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS02 at 07:01 UTC, 08/09/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180908/0701Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/278
INFO SOURCE: HIMIWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180908/0530Z TO FL180
OBS VA DTG: 08/0647Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S1530 E16745 - S1545 E16830 - S1500
E16830 - S1515 E16745 MOV E 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1247Z SFC/FL180 S1530 E16745 - S1600
E16900 - S1445 E16900 - S1515 E16745
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1847Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0047Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY FROM SHORT-LIVED
ERUPTION AT AROUND 0530Z. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
NOUMEA 08/00Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. GIVEN SHORT-LIVED
NATURE OF ERUPTION, NO VA EXPECTED BY +12HR.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180908/1301Z

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