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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) 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

Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): first explosive activity since August 2019

Sun, 1 Mar 2020, 15:55
15:55 PM | BY: MARTIN
Incandescence from Bagana volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Incandescence from Bagana volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin reported explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 5,905 ft (1,800 m) altitude.
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