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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 FL070 EXT 45NM TO S AT 18/2320Z.

Wednesday Apr 19, 2017 00:00 AM |

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

FVAU0405 at 23:44 UTC, 18/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170418/2350Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/91
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT 45NM TO S AT 18/2320Z.
OBS VA DTG: 18/2350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0651 E15502 - S0651 E15522 - S0605
E15516 - S0606 E15509 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0550Z SFC/FL060 S0705 E15451 - S0706
E15527 - S0606 E15516 - S0605 E15510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1150Z SFC/FL060 S0706 E15451 - S0710
E15531 - S0606 E15515 - S0606 E15510
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1750Z SFC/FL060 S0706 E15450 - S0711
E15532 - S0606 E15516 - S0606 E15509
RMK: VA IDENTIFIED IN HIGH RESOLUTION VISISIBLE SATELLITE
IMAGERY. PLUME HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170419/0550Z

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