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Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTIONS OBS VA DTG: 20/1136Z to 4000 ft (1200 m)

Mon, 20 Jul 2020, 11:45
11:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 11:36 UTC, 20/07/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200720/1136Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/29
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, SATELLITE IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTIONS
OBS VA DTG: 20/1136Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S1930 E16945 - S1945 E16915 - S1900
E16930 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1736Z SFC/FL040 S1930 E16945 - S1945
E16915 - S1900 E16930
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/2336Z SFC/FL040 S1930 E16945 - S1945
E16915 - S1900 E16930
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0536Z SFC/FL040 S1930 E16945 - S1945
E16915 - S1900 E16930
RMK: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL VA EMISSION IS OBSERVED VIA
WEBCAM. FAINT VA PLUME VISIBLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
EXTENDING NNE FROM VOLCANO, BUT ASH MOSTLY CONFINED TO THE
VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200720/1736Z

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Yasur volcano
stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
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ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
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persistent strombolian activity

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