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Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°ECurrent status
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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)
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.
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) ...
Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
Ash emissions have been stronger over the past days, suggesting that activity has picked up. ...
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).
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.
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. ...
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