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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
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT TO W AT 01/2130Z OBS VA DTG: 02/0400Z

Sun, 2 Oct 2016, 04:00
04:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 03:56 UTC, 02/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161002/0400Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/281
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT TO W AT 01/2130Z
OBS VA DTG: 02/0400Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0556 E15447 - S0618 E15446 - S0610
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1000Z SFC/FL080 S0552 E15435 - S0621
E15433 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1600Z SFC/FL080 S0552 E15435 - S0622
E15434 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/2200Z SFC/FL080 S0552 E15435 - S0622
E15434 - S0610 E15513 - S0606 E15513
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. HOWEVER, ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161002/1000Z

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