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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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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
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano (Papua New Guinea): small ash emissions

Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 15:35
15:35 PM | BY: T
Darwin VAAC reported several small ash plumes drifting west from the volcano today and during the past days, suggesting that mild eruptive activity continues at the volcano.
Previous news
Mon, 23 May 2016, 10:20
Mild eruptive activity continues at the volcano. Darwin VAAC reported an ash plume that rose to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifted west yesterday. ... read all
Sun, 8 May 2016, 10:26
Heat signal from Bagana volcano (MIROVA)
Mild explosive activity continues to occur at the volcano. In recent days, reports of small ash plumes have become more frequent. A thermal hot spot is visible on satellite imagery as well. read all
Thu, 3 Mar 2016, 10:00
Based on Himawari-8 satellite data, Darwin VAAC reported an ash emission from the volcano at 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude last evening, creating a plume that drifted 100 km to the NE. Aviation color code is at Orange. ... read all
Mon, 26 Oct 2015, 10:25
Ash emissions occurred from the volcano yesterday, suggesting ongoing mild explosive activity. VAAC Darwin reported a low-level plume extending 50 km northwest from Bagana. ... read all
Tue, 20 Oct 2015, 06:08
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. ... read all

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