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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: 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:
explosive

Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update

Sat, 16 Nov 2013, 10:51
10:51 AM | BY: T
An explosion this morning produced an ash plume to 9,000 ft (2.7 km) altitude this morning, VAAC Darwin reported.

Previous news

Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 11:33
Explosions continue. An ash plume was spotted this morning at 9,000 ft (2,7 km) altitude extending 60 nautical miles to the west. ... read all
Mon, 4 Nov 2013, 20:45
SO2 plume from Bagana volcano (NOAA)
A relatively large SO2 plume from the volcano today indicates a surge in activity (ash explosions, strombolian activity?). ... read all
Thu, 3 Oct 2013, 16:55
SO2 plume from Bagana volcano (NOAA)
Elevated SO2 emissions suggest that current activity is strong at the volcano. ... read all
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 00:36
Bougainville Island (PNG) with Bagana volcano and a gas (with ash?) plume drifting SW (Terra / NASA satellite image 18 Sep)
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
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:21
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

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