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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: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA PLUME OBS TO FL070 EXT W AT 27/1950Z OBS VA DTG: 27/2035Z

Thursday Oct 27, 2016 20:45 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 27 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 27 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 20:35 UTC, 27/10/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161027/2035Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/317
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA PLUME OBS TO FL070 EXT W AT 27/1950Z
OBS VA DTG: 27/2035Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0549 E15437 - S0612 E15437 - S0611
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0235Z SFC/FL070 S0615 E15437 - S0611
E15513 - S0607 E15513 - S0546 E15437
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0835Z SFC/FL070 S0618 E15437 - S0611
E15513 - S0607 E15513 - S0549 E15437
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1435Z SFC/FL070 S0620 E15437 - S0611
E15513 - S0606 E15513 - S0549 E15437
RMK: VA OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
DERIVED FROM 27/1950Z HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND ACCESS-R BASED
HYSPLIT MODEL GUIDANCE. REDUCED CONFIDENCE IN PLUME LENGHT
DUE TO MET CLOUD COVER.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161028/0235Z

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