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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
Typical eruption style:
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL070 OBS AT 01/2050Z MOV SW OBS VA DTG: 01/2100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sunday Mar 01, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  1 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 1 Mar 2020
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:

FVAU04 at 21:00 UTC, 01/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200301/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 OBS AT 01/2050Z MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 01/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0608 E15512 - S0627 E15504 - S0619
E15455 - S0607 E15512 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0300Z SFC/FL070 S0608 E15511 - S0608
E15512 - S0627 E15504 - S0619 E15456
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/0900Z SFC/FL070 S0608 E15512 - S0626
E15505 - S0619 E15455 - S0608 E15511
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA FORECAST
AND HEIGHT BASED ON HIMAWRAI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 18HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200302/0300Z

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