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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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explosive
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL100 EXTD SSW LAST OBSD 18/0730Z

Saturday Feb 18, 2017 15:00 PM |

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

FVAU0405 at 14:44 UTC, 18/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170218/1445Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/23
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL100 EXTD SSW
LAST OBSD 18/0730Z
OBS VA DTG: 18/1445Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0627 E15504 - S0626 E15523 - S0605
E15514 - S0606 E15510 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/2045Z SFC/FL100 S0625 E15504 - S0625
E15522 - S0605 E15514 - S0605 E15509
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0245Z SFC/FL100 S0627 E15507 - S0624
E15523 - S0604 E15514 - S0606 E15509
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0845Z SFC/FL100 S0627 E15504 - S0626
E15522 - S0605 E15514 - S0605 E15509
RMK: ASH EMISSIONS NOT CLEARLY VISIBLE ON OVERNIGHT IR
SATELLITE IMAGERY. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST DUE TO LIGHT WINDS
AND MODELS IN DISAGREEMENT. HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON EC
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170218/2045Z

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