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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 OBS VA DTG: 05/1700Z

Monday Dec 05, 2016 17:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  5 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 5 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 16:55 UTC, 05/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161205/1700Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/353
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080
OBS VA DTG: 05/1700Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0607 E15513 - S0612 E15453 - S0620
E15503 - S0609 E15513 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/2300Z SFC/FL080 S0605 E15452 - S0620
E15454 - S0609 E15514 - S0606 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0500Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E15513 - S0558
E15455 - S0615 E15453 - S0609 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1100Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E15513 - S0600
E15454 - S0615 E15455 - S0608 E15514
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD; HOWEVER STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON 05/0440Z HIAMWARI-8 VIS IMAGE AND MODEL
DATA. LIGHT AND VRB WINDS MAKE FORECAST CONFIDENCE LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161205/2300Z

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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  4 Dec 2016
Sunday, Dec 04, 2016
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Sunday, Dec 04, 2016
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  3 Dec 2016
Saturday, Dec 03, 2016
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  2 Dec 2016
Friday, Dec 02, 2016
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Sunday, Nov 06, 2016
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