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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMSSIONS TO FL140 OBS VA DTG: 24/1130Z

Tue, 24 Jan 2017, 11:45
11:45 AM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 24 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 24 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 11:30 UTC, 24/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170124/1130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/13
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, PIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMSSIONS TO FL140
OBS VA DTG: 24/1130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0610 E15512 - S0602 E15525 - S0546
E15600 - S0529 E15545 - S0556 E15521 - S0608 E15509 MOV NE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1730Z SFC/FL140 S0610 E15510 - S0620
E15557 - S0559 E15605 - S0543 E15555 - S0606 E15510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2330Z SFC/FL140 S0606 E15511 - S0610
E15510 - S0635 E15556 - S0605 E15604
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0530Z SFC/FL140 S0605 E15512 - S0608
E15509 - S0651 E15537 - S0626 E15557
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO NE ON RECENT SATELLITE IMAGERY; HOWEVER,
VA PARTLY OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. WINDS EXPECTED TO TEND NW
OVER NEXT 12 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, PILOT REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170124/1730Z

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