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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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explosive
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 15/2200Z.

Saturday Jul 15, 2017 22:30 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 15 Jul 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 15 Jul 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 22:27 UTC, 15/07/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170715/2230Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/215
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 15/2200Z.
OBS VA DTG: 15/2230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0558 E15410 - S0623 E15410 - S0619
E15422 - S0613 E15444 - S0611 E15515 - S0605 E15515 - S0600
E15429 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0430Z SFC/FL070 S0549 E15409 - S0624
E15408 - S0611 E15515 - S0605 E15515
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1030Z SFC/FL070 S0549 E15409 - S0624
E15408 - S0610 E15515 - S0605 E15515
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1630Z SFC/FL070 S0549 E15408 - S0624
E15407 - S0610 E15515 - S0605 E15515
RMK: VA OBS MOVING W ON SAT IMAGERY. ASH MOVEMENT EXPECTED
TO STAY TO W FOR EXTENDED FORECAST.VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND ALL MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170716/0430Z

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