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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
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Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION LAST OBS AT 24/2250Z TO FL080 EXT NE

Monday Dec 25, 2017 17:00 PM |
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 25 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 25 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 16:55 UTC, 25/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171225/1655Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/307
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION LAST OBS AT
24/2250Z TO FL080 EXT NE
OBS VA DTG: 25/1655Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL080 300/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/2255Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0455Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/1055Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA FROM EARLIER ERUPTION IS EXPECTED TO HAVE
DISSIPATED. NO OTHER INFORMATION SOURCE INDICATE AN ONGOING
ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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