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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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Yasur volcano news

Yasur volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT LOW LEVEL ERUPTION EST VA DTG: 04/2340Z

Tue, 5 Jun 2018, 01:00
01:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 00:08 UTC, 05/06/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180605/0008Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT LOW LEVEL ERUPTION
EST VA DTG: 04/2340Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1915 E16915 - S1915 E16900 - S1945
E16930 - S1930 E16945 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0540Z SFC/FL050 S1945 E16930 - S1930
E16945 - S1915 E16930 - S1915 E16900
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1140Z SFC/FL050 S1945 E16930 - S1930
E16945 - S1915 E16930 - S1915 E16900
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1740Z SFC/FL050 S1945 E16930 - S1930
E16945 - S1915 E16930 - S1915 E16900
RMK: ASH OBSERVED ON WEBCAM. INDISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO SIGNIFICANT MET CLOUD. HEIGHTS AND EXTENT
BASED OFF MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180605/0608Z


Previous news
Sat, 16 Dec 2017, 17:30
Some photos of Yasur volcano taken during 19-22 Nov 2017 as part of the recent Round The World volcano tour. The activity was at normal levels with frequent small to moderately strong strombolian explosions from multiple vents at intervals of often less than one minute. ... read all

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