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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
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Ambrym volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ASH EMISSION EST VA DTG: 04/1942Z

Saturday Mar 04, 2017 20:00 PM |

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

FVPS01 at 19:55 UTC, 04/03/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170304/1955Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ASH EMISSION
EST VA DTG: 04/1942Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1615 E16800 - S1615 E16900 - S1530
E16900 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0142Z SFC/FL100 S1600 E16900 - S1515
E16900 - S1615 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0742Z SFC/FL100 S1615 E16800 - S1600
E16900 - S1500 E16900
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1342Z SFC/FL100 S1615 E16800 - S1630
E16900 - S1530 E16900
RMK: CONFIDENCE FOR T+0 IS HIGH - VA IDENTIFIED ON
HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGERY AT 1930Z. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST
POSITIONS BASED ON UKMO AND GFS NWP MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170305/0155Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on  4 Mar 2017
Saturday, Mar 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 11 Oct 2016
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash cloud from Ambrym seen on satellite imagery yesterday (image: Himawari-8, NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring)
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The activity at the active vents (mainly Marum and Benbow craters) has been elevated recently. Wellington VAAC reported frequent low-level ash emissions based on satellite data. Geohazards has not updated about the activity in recent days, but maintains alert level 2 (on a scale of 0-5, 5 being highest). [more]

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