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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: restless (2 out of 5)
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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
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano (Papua New Guinea): ash emission reported

Sunday Sep 27, 2015 06:25 AM | BY: T

Thermal signal of Bagana volcano (MIROVA)
Thermal signal of Bagana volcano (MIROVA)
Mild activity with occasional explosions seems to continue at the volcano. A volcanic ash plume to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was detected this morning extending 55 nautical miles to the NE (Darwin VAAC).
A weak to moderate thermal anomaly has been recorded by MODIS satellite sensor over the past months.
Previous news
Friday, Jun 05, 2015
Based on satellite observations, the volcano has produced a number of ash plumes rising to approx. 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude, which drifted 40 km to the west. (VAAC Darwin) ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
Ash emissions have been stronger over the past days, suggesting that activity has picked up. ... [more]
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
An ash plume from the volcano was observed last night, extending at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude approx. 50 km to the NE (VAAC Darwin). [more]
Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
A volcanic ash plume to estimated 12,000 ft extending 20 nautical miles to the NE was detected by Darwin VAAC this morning. [more]
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Eruptive activity at the volcano continues. Several ash plumes were observed on satellite imagery during the past days, indicating continuing explosions. ... [more]

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