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lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E
: normal or dormant
(1 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:
Bagana volcano: news and activity updates
Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update
Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 11:33
11:33 AM | BY: T
Explosions continue. An ash plume was spotted this morning at 9,000 ft (2,7 km) altitude extending 60 nautical miles to the west.
A relatively large SO2 plume from the volcano today indicates a surge in activity (ash explosions, strombolian activity?). ... read all
Elevated SO2 emissions suggest that current activity is strong at the volcano. ... read all
It seems that the volcano has entered a more active phase, producing several explosions in the past days that sent ash plumes to altitudes of 8-9,000 ft (2.4-2.7 km) altitude. read all
An eruption was reported this morning, producing an ash plume rising to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude and drifting 30 nautical miles to the NW (VAAC Darwin). ... read all
A hot spot remains visible at the volcano, indicating that some activity continues. This is likely mostly effusive in style, because no recent significant ash emissions have been detected. ... read all
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