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lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates
Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea) activity update
Tuesday Oct 20, 2015 06:08 AM | BY: T
MODIS thermal signal from Bagana (MIROVA)
A small ash plume was reported yesterday from the volcano (VAAC Darwin). A moderate thermal anomaly from the crater remains visible on satellite data. This suggests mild ongoing effusive and/or explosive activity.
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015
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). ...
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.
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