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Shield volcano 1496 m / 4,908 ft
Vanuatu, -15.4°S / 167.83°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20181030/0730Z OBS VA DTG: 30/0823Z

Tuesday Oct 30, 2018 09:15 AM |

Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 09:13 UTC, 30/10/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181030/0913Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/280
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI8, GEOHAZARDS, GROUND OB
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20181030/0730Z
OBS VA DTG: 30/0823Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL400 S1530 E16830 - S1515 E16815 - S1545
E16815 - S1545 E16845 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1423Z SFC/FL400 S1545 E16845 - S1545
E16815 - S1830 E17100 - S1745 E17200
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/2023Z SFC/FL400 S1830 E17100 - S2215
E17400 - S2030 E17615 - S1745 E17200
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/0223Z SFC/FL400 S2215 E17400 - S2445
E17600 - S2245 W17945 - S2030 E17615
RMK: BRIEF ERUPTION. CONFIRMED BY VANUATU GEOHAZARDS. ASH
CLOUD CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ASH CLOUD
APPROX. 400 SQ. NM. IN SIZE AT 09Z AND MOVING SE APPROX.
50KT. ASH HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURES AND
NOUMEA SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181030/1513Z


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