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Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTIONS OBS VA DTG: 19/0552Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sun, 19 Jul 2020, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 19 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 19 Jul 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 05:52 UTC, 19/07/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200719/0552Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/25
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM AND VISIBLE SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTIONS
OBS VA DTG: 19/0552Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1930 E16930 - S2000 E17000 - S2000
E16945 - S1930 E16915 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1152Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1752Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2352Z NO VA EXP
RMK: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTIONS. LINE OF VA EXTENDING
SOUTHEAST OF VOLCANO. WILL MONITOR TO SEE IF VA CONTINUES.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200719/1152Z

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Yasur volcano (Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 July-21 July 2020 (Continuing Activity)

Based on webcam images and satellite data the Wellington VAAC reported that on 19 July ash plumes from Yasur rose to 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. Diffuse ash plumes rose to 1.2 km (4,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NNE. ... Read all
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Yasur volcano
stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Yasur volcano eruptions:
ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
Typical eruption style
persistent strombolian activity

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