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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 FL110 EXT 35NM TO SSW AT 19/2130Z.

Sunday Feb 19, 2017 22:00 PM |

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

FVAU0405 at 21:55 UTC, 19/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170219/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/26
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL110 EXT 35NM TO SSW AT
19/2130Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 S0619 E15506 - S0626 E15504 - S0640
E15450 - S0651 E15459 - S0647 E15508 - S0639 E15515 - S0630
E15510 - S0625 E15511 - S0619 E15510 - S0607 E15513 - S0606
E15511 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0400Z SFC/FL110 S0607 E15514 - S0606
E15510 - S0615 E15503 - S0653 E15454 - S0651 E15523
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1000Z SFC/FL110 S0607 E15514 - S0606
E15510 - S0615 E15505 - S0652 E15506 - S0649 E15529
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1600Z SFC/FL110 S0607 E15514 - S0606
E15510 - S0616 E15507 - S0651 E15508 - S0647 E15535
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOV TO SSW ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM OBS PLUME MOVEMENT ON HIMAWARI-8
VIS IMAGERY AND ACCESS-R MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT AND VRB WINDS
MAKE FORECAST CONFIDENCE LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170220/0400Z

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