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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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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR VA EMISSIONS LAST OBS TO FL070 MOV W AT 09/2250Z

Mon, 10 Oct 2016, 15:15
15:15 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 10 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 10 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 15:07 UTC, 10/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161010/1510Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/288
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA EMISSIONS LAST OBS TO FL070 MOV W
AT 09/2250Z
OBS VA DTG: 10/1510Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0543 E15450 - S0614 E15441 - S0613
E15514 - S0559 E15517 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/2110Z SFC/FL070 S0534 E15446 - S0614
E15434 - S0613 E15514 - S0555 E15518
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/0310Z SFC/FL070 S0534 E15452 - S0610
E15451 - S0612 E15518 - S0548 E15524
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0910Z SFC/FL070 S0534 E15453 - S0611
E15451 - S0612 E15519 - S0549 E15524
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD BUT ASH STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. LIGHT AND VRB WINDS
MAKE EXTENDED FCST LOW CONFIDENCE. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND HYSPLIT MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161010/2110Z

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