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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 TO FL070 EXT 25NM TO NE AT 05/2120Z.

Wednesday Apr 05, 2017 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  5 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 5 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 21:55 UTC, 05/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170405/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/69
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 EXT 25NM TO NE AT 05/2120Z.
OBS VA DTG: 05/2200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0607 E15510 - S0610 E15512 - S0604
E15525 - S0602 E15547 - S0550 E15532 - S0559 E15522 MOV NE
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0400Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E15510 - S0610
E15512 - S0603 E15557 - S0547 E15534 - S0606 E15510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1000Z SFC/FL070 S0613 E15546 - S0557
E15543 - S0606 E15510 - S0609 E15510
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1600Z SFC/FL070 S0613 E15546 - S0557
E15543 - S0606 E15510 - S0609 E15510
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOV TO NE ON HIMAWARI-8 05/2120Z VISIBLE
IMAGE. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND EC MODEL
GUIDANCE. LOW CONFIDENCE IN VA HEIGHT DUE TO LACK OF IR TEMP
AND PLUME MOVING MORE NORTHEASTERLY THAN MODEL WIND
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170406/0400Z

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