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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 OBS TO FL070 AT 05/2340Z EXT TO NW.

Tuesday Dec 06, 2016 08:00 AM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  6 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 6 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 07:51 UTC, 06/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161206/0800Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/356
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 AT 05/2340Z EXT TO NW.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0800Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 120/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO THICK MET
CLOUD AND ASH FROM EARLIER ERUPTION IS EXPECTED TO HAVE
DISSIPATED. NO OTHER INFORMATION SOURCE INDICATE AN ONGOING
ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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