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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 FL090 EXT 25NM TO NE AT 06/2030Z.

Fri, 6 Jan 2017, 21:15
21:15 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  6 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 6 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 20:59 UTC, 06/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170106/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL090 EXT 25NM TO NE AT
06/2030Z.
OBS VA DTG: 06/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0609 E15513 - S0604 E15516 - S0549
E15532 - S0542 E15526 - S0559 E15512 - S0609 E15510 MOV NE
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0300Z SFC/FL090 S0609 E15509 - S0609
E15513 - S0542 E15549 - S0533 E15521
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0900Z SFC/FL090 S0609 E15513 - S0543
E15551 - S0535 E15529 - S0609 E15510
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1500Z SFC/FL090 S0609 E15509 - S0610
E15513 - S0543 E15551 - S0535 E15529
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOV TO NE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY;
HOWEVER, EXTENT OF VA PARTLY OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGERY AND
ACCESS-R AND JMA MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170107/0300Z

Previous news
Thu, 29 Dec 2016, 18:42
Heat signal from Bagana volcano (MIROVA)
The volcano's activity has decreased, judging from the decrease in heat emission, although minor ash emissions continue to be frequently observed on satellite imagery. read all
 

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