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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 AT 19/2100Z OBS VA DTG: 19/2145Z

Wednesday Apr 19, 2017 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 19 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 19 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 21:45 UTC, 19/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170419/2145Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/95
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT TO W AT 19/2100Z
OBS VA DTG: 19/2145Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0606 E15458 - S0610 E15443 - S0616
E15445 - S0610 E15459 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513 MOV W
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0345Z SFC/FL070 S0605 E15459 - S0608
E15447 - S0617 E15452 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0945Z SFC/FL070 S0603 E15458 - S0608
E15450 - S0617 E15454 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1545Z SFC/FL070 S0602 E15457 - S0608
E15453 - S0616 E15457 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15513
RMK: VA OBS ON LOOPED VIS SAT IMG EXTENDING TO WEST OF
VOLCANO. VA FCST BASED ON OBS MOVEMENT AND MODEL GUIDANCE,
HOWEVER LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST WITH WINDS BECOMING LIGHT.
ADVISORY UPDATED AS VA OBS OUTSIDE FORECAST POLYGONS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170420/0345Z

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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 17 Apr 2017
Monday, Apr 17, 2017
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Monday, Apr 17, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 15 Apr 2017
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  8 Apr 2017
Saturday, Apr 08, 2017
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