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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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2017, 2011, 2005
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Aoba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20181030/0730Z EST VA DTG: 30/2100Z

Tuesday Oct 30, 2018 21:30 PM |

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

FVPS01 at 21:20 UTC, 30/10/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181030/2120Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AOBA 257030
PSN: S1524 E16750
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/284
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI 8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20181030/0730Z
EST VA DTG: 30/2100Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ASH IS NO LONGER DISCERNIBLE FROM VISIBLE, IR OR RGB
SATELLITE IMAGERY. A FAINT AREA OF SO2 CAN BE DETECTED SE OF
FIJI, POSITION APPROXIMATELY 19.3S, 178.8E AT 20Z.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
The eruption has resumed after a two-month pause. A brief but powerful explosion has sent ash to 35,000ft this morning (afternoon local time). No one is on the island- it remains completely evacuated. [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  8 Sep 2018
Saturday, Sep 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  6 Sep 2018
Thursday, Sep 06, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Aoba volcano on  1 Sep 2018
Saturday, Sep 01, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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