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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: erupting (4 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: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO W.

Thursday Mar 16, 2017 23:45 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 16 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 16 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 23:37 UTC, 16/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170316/2340Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/47
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO W.
OBS VA DTG: 16/2340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0606 E15450 - S0604 E15439 - S0612
E15439 - S0613 E15439 - S0613 E15450 - S0610 E15512 - S0607
E15512 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0540Z SFC/FL070 S0605 E15448 - S0615
E15448 - S0609 E15512 - S0606 E15512
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1140Z SFC/FL070 S0605 E15448 - S0616
E15448 - S0608 E15512 - S0607 E15512
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1740Z SFC/FL070 S0605 E15448 - S0615
E15448 - S0608 E15512 - S0607 E15512
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE AND MOVING W. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND US-GFS MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170317/0540Z

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