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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 08/2010Z.

Sat, 8 Apr 2017, 20:45
20:45 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  8 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 8 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 20:36 UTC, 08/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170408/2040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/81
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 08/2010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 08/2040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0605 E15503 - S0612 E15503 - S0611
E15513 - S0607 E15513 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0240Z SFC/FL070 S0606 E15513 - S0604
E15507 - S0606 E15453 - S0616 E15455 - S0623 E15515 - S0614
E15521
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0840Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E15514 - S0604
E15509 - S0633 E15453 - S0632 E15530
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1440Z SFC/FL070 S0638 E15450 - S0639
E15529 - S0605 E15513 - S0605 E15509
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO W ON HIMAWARI-8 08/2010Z VIS IMAGE.
HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND US GFS MODEL
GUIDANCE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS MAKE T+6HR FCST
CONFIDENCE LOW. WINDS EXPECTED TO BECOME NORTHERLY BY T+12
HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170409/0240Z

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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) 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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