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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 TO FL070 LAST OBS 13/0100Z EXT W OBS VA DTG: 13/0925Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tuesday Aug 13, 2019 09:30 AM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:25 UTC, 13/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190813/0925Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 LAST OBS 13/0100Z EXT W
OBS VA DTG: 13/0925Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 075/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1525Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2125Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0325Z NO VA EXP
RMK: LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT VA FROM VOLCANO
BAGANA HAS NOW DISSIPATED ALTHOUGH A STEAM PLUME REMAINS. NO
EVIDENCE ON NEW OR ONGOING VA EMISSIONS. ADVISORY
TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 12 Aug 2019
Monday, Aug 12, 2019
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  2 Dec 2018
Sunday, Dec 02, 2018
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Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  1 Dec 2018
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Sunday, Jul 29, 2018
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