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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)
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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: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT 20NM TO W AT 23/2040Z.

Sunday Oct 23, 2016 21:15 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 23 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 23 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:01 UTC, 23/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161023/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/306
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT 20NM TO W AT 23/2040Z.
OBS VA DTG: 23/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0600 E15459 - S0600 E15441 - S0627
E15447 - S0625 E15508 - S0619 E15513 - S0606 E15514 MOV W
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0300Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E15516 - S0549
E15502 - S0544 E15430 - S0625 E15434 - S0626 E15508
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0900Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E15516 - S0549
E15502 - S0544 E15430 - S0615 E15433 - S0614 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1500Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E15516 - S0549
E15503 - S0544 E15430 - S0615 E15433 - S0615 E15513
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOV SW TO W ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY;
HOWEVER, WESTERN EXTENT OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGERY AND EC
MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS MAKE LOW CONFIDENCE
IN EXTENDED FORECAST.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161024/0300Z

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