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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT W LAST OBS AT 29/2310Z

Fri, 30 Sep 2016, 16:15
16:15 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 15:57 UTC, 30/09/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160930/1600Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/275
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT W LAST OBS AT
29/2310Z
OBS VA DTG: 30/1600Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0550 E15431 - S0620 E15429 - S0610
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/2200Z SFC/FL080 S0550 E15431 - S0620
E15429 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0400Z SFC/FL080 S0545 E15435 - S0614
E15428 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15514
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/1000Z SFC/FL080 S0545 E15435 - S0614
E15428 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15514
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD AND
DARKNESS. HOWEVER, ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA HEIGHT AND
FORCAST MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20160930/2200Z

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