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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 FL080 EXT 65NM TO W AT 12/2100Z.

Saturday Aug 12, 2017 21:45 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:34 UTC, 12/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170812/2135Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/247
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWAR-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 65NM TO W AT 12/2100Z.
OBS VA DTG: 12/2135Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0601 E15452 - S0600 E15437 - S0549
E15412 - S0600 E15408 - S0610 E15438 - S0608 E15453 - S0610
E15513 - S0606 E15513 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0335Z SFC/FL080 S0545 E15402 - S0608
E15359 - S0611 E15513 - S0606 E15514
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0935Z SFC/FL080 S0547 E15356 - S0613
E15353 - S0611 E15513 - S0606 E15514
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1535Z SFC/FL080 S0547 E15356 - S0613
E15354 - S0612 E15513 - S0606 E15514
RMK: VA CLEARLY OBS MOVING TO W ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT AND EC MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170813/0335Z

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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  8 Aug 2017
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