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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 40NM W AT 07/2150Z OBS VA DTG: 07/2220Z

Wednesday Dec 07, 2016 22:30 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  7 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 7 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 22:16 UTC, 07/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161207/2220Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/357
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT 40NM W AT 07/2150Z
OBS VA DTG: 07/2220Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0557 E15432 - S0622 E15432 - S0610
E15513 - S0607 E15513 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0420Z SFC/FL070 S0611 E15433 - S0642
E15452 - S0610 E15515 - S0606 E15512
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1020Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E15514 - S0606
E15511 - S0629 E15439 - S0647 E15511
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1620Z SFC/FL070 S0636 E15444 - S0644
E15521 - S0607 E15515 - S0606 E15511
RMK: VA OBS MOV W IN LATEST IMAGERY. EXT FCST CONFIDENCE
LOW DUE TO LIGHT AND VRB WINDS. VA HEIGHT AND FCST MOV BASED
ON HIMAWARI-8 07/2150Z IMAGERY AND EC MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161208/0420Z

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