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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
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL090 OBS VA DTG: 07/1500Z

Saturday Jan 07, 2017 15:15 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  7 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 7 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 14:59 UTC, 07/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170107/1500Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL090
OBS VA DTG: 07/1500Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0606 E15510 - S0610 E15510 - S0616
E15543 - S0557 E15542 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2100Z SFC/FL090 S0606 E15510 - S0610
E15510 - S0610 E15544 - S0551 E15540
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0300Z SFC/FL090 S0610 E15510 - S0609
E15553 - S0546 E15547 - S0607 E15510
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0900Z SFC/FL090 S0607 E15509 - S0610
E15511 - S0603 E15549 - S0541 E15539
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY; HOWEVER,
STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. LIGHT WINDS CREATING REDUCED
CONFIDENCE IN FCST.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170107/2100Z

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