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Home Reef Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 19/2107Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Mon, 19 Sep 2022, 21:15
21:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 21:07 UTC, 19/09/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220919/2107Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: HOME REEF 243080
PSN: S1900 W17447
AREA: TONGA
SUMMIT ELEV: 0M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/1
INFO SOURCE: TONGA MET VONA,H8 SAT IMAGE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 19/2107Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1845 W17445 - S1900 W17430 - S1900
W17515 - S1845 W17530 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0307Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0907Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1507Z NOT AVBL
RMK: MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW SHORTLY
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220920/0307Z=


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Home Reef volcano
submarine volcano -10 m / -33 ft
Tonga Islands, -18.99°S / -174.78°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Home Reef volcano eruptions:
2006 (Aug), 1984 (Mar), 1857 (?), 1852
Typical eruption style
explosive, island-forming
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