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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 MOV TO SW AT 26/0100Z.

Monday Dec 26, 2016 16:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 26 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 26 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 15:58 UTC, 26/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161226/1600Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/393
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO SW AT 26/0100Z.
EST VA DTG: 26/1600Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0554 E15505 - S0628 E15426 - S0659
E15501 - S0608 E15525 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/2200Z SFC/FL070 S0628 E15425 - S0701
E15500 - S0608 E15524 - S0554 E15506
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0400Z SFC/FL070 S0628 E15424 - S0701
E15500 - S0608 E15525 - S0555 E15507
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1000Z SFC/FL070 S0625 E15423 - S0700
E15502 - S0608 E15524 - S0556 E15510
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD; HOWEVER, VA STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. LIGHT AND VRB
WINDS RESULT IN LOW CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161226/2200Z

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