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Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ERUPTION OBS VA DTG: 17/0344Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Mon, 17 Jan 2022, 04:00 | BY: VN
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 17 Jan 2022
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 17 Jan 2022
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:

FVPS04 at 03:45 UTC, 17/01/22 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220117/0344Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/3
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 17/0344Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1930 E16915 - S1915 E16915 - S1915
E16930 - S1945 E16930 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0944Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16915 - S1915
E16915 - S1915 E16930 - S1945 E16930
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1544Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16915 - S1915
E16915 - S1915 E16930 - S1945 E16930
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/2144Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16915 - S1915
E16915 - S1915 E16930 - S1945 E16930
RMK: LOCALISED LOW LEVEL CONTINUOUS ERUPTION OBSERVED ON
WEBCAM
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220117/0944Z=

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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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