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Bagana Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL150 MOV W AT 31/0304Z OBS VA DTG: 31/0450Z

Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 05:15
05:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 31 Jul 2021
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 31 Jul 2021
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 05:13 UTC, 31/07/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210731/0515Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/10
INFO SOURCE: PIREP, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL150 MOV W AT 31/0304Z
OBS VA DTG: 31/0450Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 090/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1050Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1650Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2250Z NOT AVBL
RMK: PIREP DESCRIBING VA TO FL150 AT 31/0304Z. STEAM
EMISSION OBS ON SAT IMG THIS MORNING, WITH NO SIGNIFICANT VA
DETECTED ON RGB IMAGERY. EMISSION NO LONGER DISCERNIBLE ON
SAT IMG DUE TO PRESENCE OF MET CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFO IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 06:00

Bagana volcano (Bougainville, Papua New Guinea) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 28 July-3 August 2021 (Continuing Activity)

The Darwin VAAC reported that on 31 July an ash plume from Bagana rose to 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. based on a pilot observation. A few hours later steam emissions were identified in satellite images. ... Read all
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Bagana volcano
lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Bagana volcano eruptions:
2012, 1972-2011, 1970-71, 1968, 1966-67, 1964-65, 1962-63, 1961, 1959(?)-60, 1953, 1952, 1948-51, 1945-47, 1943, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1909(?), 1908, 1899, 1897, 1894-95, 1883, 1865-83, 1842
Typical eruption style
explosive
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