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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: ONGOING LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 22/2134Z

Sunday Oct 22, 2017 22:45 PM |

Satellite image of Tinakula volcano on 22 Oct 2017
Satellite image of Tinakula volcano on 22 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 22:35 UTC, 22/10/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171022/2235Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: TINAKULA 256010
PSN: S1023 E16548
AREA: SOLOMON ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 851M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 22/2134Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1130 E16630 - S1015 E16600 - S1015
E16545 - S1130 E16600 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0334Z SFC/FL080 S1015 E16545 - S1130
E16600 - S1115 E16630 - S1015 E16600
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0934Z SFC/FL060 S1100 E16600 - S1100
E16630 - S1015 E16600 - S1015 E16545
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1534Z NO VA EXP
RMK: HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SATELLITE IMAGERY AND SOUNDING
DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171023/0435Z

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]

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