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Tinakula volcano
stratovolcano 851 m / 2,792 ft
Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands, -10.38°S / 165.8°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Tinakula volcano eruptions:
2019 (?), 2012, 2008-2011, 2006-07, 2002 (?), 2001-02, 2002 (April)-2001, 1999, 1995, 1989-90, 1984-85, 1971, 1965-66, 1955 (?), 1951, 1909, 1897, 1886, 1871, 1869, 1857, 1855, 1840?, 1797, 1768, 1595
Typical eruption style:
strombolian
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Tinakula volcano news

Tinakula volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION TIME ESTIMATED TO BE 212000Z.

Sunday Oct 22, 2017 05:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 05:14 UTC, 22/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171022/0514Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: TINAKULA 256010
PSN: S1023 E16548
AREA: SOLOMON ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 851M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/8
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION TIME ESTIMATED TO BE 212000Z.
ERUPTION ONGOING.
EST VA DTG: 22/0438Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1030 E16530 - S1045 E16645 - S1015
E16700 - S1000 E16504 - S1000 E16415 - S1030 E16415 MOV W
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1038Z SFC/FL100 S1000 E16430 - S1045
E16430 - S1100 E16715 - S1015 E16730
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1638Z SFC/FL100 S1100 E16415 - S1115
E16830 - S1000 E16815 - S1015 E16415
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/2238Z SFC/FL100 S1130 E16415 - S1100
E16545 - S1145 E16830 - S1000 E16845 - S1000 E16545 - S1045
E16415
RMK: ASH VISIBLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM
SATELLITE IMAGERY. ERUPTION TIME ESTIMATED - VOLCANO IS
PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY METEOROLOGICAL CLOUD. ERUPTION ONGOING
AT ISSUE TIME.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171022/1114Z

Previous news
Friday, Feb 08, 2013
After the magnitude 8 earthquake on February 6. Villagers on nearby islands have been reporting increased activity at Tinakula volcano, Santa Cruz islands (which was near the episcentre of the EQ). Reports say that people have heard "loud and strange sounds" from the volcano. ... [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013
The massive magnitude 8.0 earthquake, along with dozends of strong (M4-6) aftershocks, as well as the many M5-6 earthquakes during the past preceding days occurred relatively close to the volcano, at a distance of about 80 km. ... [more]
Map of Nenda Island (Solomon Islands) and the recent quakes along with the location of Tinakula
Friday, Feb 01, 2013
A series of large, relatively shallow (10-50 km) tectonic earthquakes has been occurring in the remote Santa Cruz Islands belonging to the Solomon Islands in the past few days. Since 29 Jan, 13 quakes above magnitude 5 including 3 above magnitude 6 have occurred in clusters in 2 areas. The first (29-30 Jan) and latest (today) cluster of quakes was in an area about 50 km SW of Nata on Nenda Island, the second one (31 Jan) about 50 km ENE of Nenda Island. ... [more]

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