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Bagana Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINOUS DISCRETE VA TO FL100 OBS 21/2000 MOV SW to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sun, 21 Aug 2022, 20:45
20:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 21 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 21 Aug 2022
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 20:32 UTC, 21/08/22 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220821/2030Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINOUS DISCRETE VA TO FL100 OBS 21/2000
MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 21/2000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0611 E15520 - S0649 E15440 - S0617
E15411 - S0557 E15509 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0200Z SFC/FL100 S0611 E15520 - S0710
E15418 - S0625 E15345 - S0558 E15510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1400Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CONTINUOUS DISCRETE VA EMISSION DISCERNIBLE ON
HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE IMAGERY, MOV SW. VA HEIGH AND FORECAST
BASED ON SATELLITE OBS AND MODEL DATA. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 12 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220822/0230Z=

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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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