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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 TO W LAST OBS AT 01/0110Z

Sat, 1 Oct 2016, 10:00
10:00 AM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  1 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 1 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 09:55 UTC, 01/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161001/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/278
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT TO W LAST OBS
AT 01/0110Z
OBS VA DTG: 01/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0546 E15435 - S0615 E15429 - S0610
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1600Z SFC/FL080 S0546 E15435 - S0615
E15429 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2200Z SFC/FL080 S0546 E15435 - S0615
E15429 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0400Z SFC/FL080 S0552 E15430 - S0623
E15429 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD AND DARKNESS. HOWEVER, ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA
HEIGHT AND FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161001/1600Z

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