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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: normal or dormant (1 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 AT 12/2310Z EXT SW. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday Aug 12, 2019 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 23:36 UTC, 12/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190812/2330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 AT 12/2310Z EXT SW.
OBS VA DTG: 12/2330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0606 E15512 - S0609 E15514 - S0620
E15458 - S0624 E15445 - S0618 E15443 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0530Z SFC/FL070 S0606 E15511 - S0609
E15514 - S0620 E15459 - S0625 E15446 - S0615 E15438
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1130Z SFC/FL070 S0609 E15513 - S0618
E15459 - S0621 E15442 - S0606 E15434 - S0606 E15512
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1730Z SFC/FL070 S0609 E15513 - S0614
E15507 - S0610 E15435 - S0558 E15434 - S0600 E15459 - S0606
E15511
RMK: VA CLEARLY DISCERNIABLE ON SATELITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190813/0530Z

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