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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 EMISSIONS TO FL100 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 17/2045Z

Friday Feb 17, 2017 21:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 20:48 UTC, 17/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170217/2045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL100 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 17/2045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0611 E15456 - S0623 E15436 - S0635
E15439 - S0645 E15501 - S0626 E15511 - S0608 E15513 - S0607
E15512 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0245Z SFC/FL100 S0611 E15430 - S0637
E15437 - S0627 E15503 - S0608 E15513 - S0607 E15512
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0845Z SFC/FL100 S0612 E15454 - S0633
E15437 - S0633 E15436 - S0645 E15505 - S0607 E15512
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1445Z SFC/FL100 S0642 E15453 - S0641
E15525 - S0607 E15513 - S0607 E15511
RMK: ASH EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON VISBILE IMAGERY TOWARDS SW.
LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST DUE TO LIGHT WINDS. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 17/2030Z AND EC MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170218/0245Z

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