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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

Tue, 5 Jun 2018, 16:30
16:30 PM |
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on  5 Jun 2018
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 5 Jun 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 16:26 UTC, 05/06/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180605/1626Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/4
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT LOW LEVEL ERUPTION

EST VA DTG: 05/1538Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1915 E16930 - S1915 E16900 - S1945
E16930 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/2138Z SFC/FL050 S1915 E16930 - S1915
E16900 - S1945 E16930
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0338Z SFC/FL050 S1915 E16900 - S1945
E16930 - S1915 E16930
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0938Z SFC/FL050 S1915 E16900 - S1945
E16930 - S1915 E16930 - S1915 E16900
RMK: ERUPTION OBSERVED ON WEBCAM, BUT NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SAT
IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND EXTENT BASED ON MODEL
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180605/2226Z

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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