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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: WEAK STEAM EMISSIONS OBS AT 09/2100Z OBS VA DTG: 09/2125Z

Fri, 9 Sep 2016, 21:30
21:30 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  9 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 9 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 21:22 UTC, 09/09/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160909/2125Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/263
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: WEAK STEAM EMISSIONS OBS AT 09/2100Z
OBS VA DTG: 09/2125Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL080 120/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0325Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0925Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1525Z NO VA EXP
RMK: STEAM EMISSIONS OBSERVED FROM VOLCANO IN MORNING VIS
SATELLITE IMAGERY, WITH NO EVIDENCE OF DISCERNABLE ASH.
ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Mon, 29 Aug 2016, 10:54
Bagana and its plume of gas/ash seen from Terra satellite today (NASA)
Low-level ash emissions occur at the volcano, producing a plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude drifting west from the volcano. ... read all
Fri, 5 Aug 2016, 08:05
Bagana volcano this morning with a small plume extending SW
Minor ash emissions were reported this morning by Darwin VAAC. read all
Fri, 29 Jul 2016, 08:29
A small ash emission from the volcano was reported yesterday evening. According to Darwin VAAC, a plume at approx. 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extended 35 km west from the volcano. ... read all

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