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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 MOV W AND S AT 04/2110Z.

Friday Aug 04, 2017 21:45 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  4 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 4 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:38 UTC, 04/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170804/2140Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/225
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV W AND S AT 04/2110Z.
OBS VA DTG: 04/2140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0601 E15455 - S0613 E15451 - S0616
E15503 - S0625 E15511 - S0613 E15526 - S0602 E15520 - S0606
E15513 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0340Z SFC/FL070 S0601 E15453 - S0619
E15455 - S0626 E15513 - S0614 E15528 - S0601 E15522 - S0606
E15514 - S0606 E15510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0940Z SFC/FL070 S0556 E15446 - S0623
E15449 - S0621 E15507 - S0614 E15521 - S0604 E15515
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1540Z SFC/FL070 S0553 E15440 - S0624
E15443 - S0610 E15515 - S0606 E15515
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOVING W, S AND A BIT TO THE E.
WINDS IN THE AREA ARE LIGHT AND VARIABLE MAKING FORECAST LOW
CONFIDENCE. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDNACE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170805/0340Z

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