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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
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA LAST TO FL060 EXT SE AT 17/0200Z.

Monday Apr 17, 2017 17:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 17 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 17 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0190 at 16:56 UTC, 17/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170417/1710Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/90
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA LAST TO FL060 EXT SE AT 17/0200Z.
OBS VA DTG: 17/1710Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL060 030/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2310Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0510Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1110Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA FROM EARLIER ERUPTION HAS NOW DISSIPATED. NO OTHER
INFORMATION SOURCE INDICATE AN ONGOING ERUPTION. ADVISORY
TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Monday, Apr 17, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 15 Apr 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  8 Apr 2017
Saturday, Apr 08, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  7 Apr 2017
Friday, Apr 07, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  6 Apr 2017
Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
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