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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.

Wed, 13 Jun 2018, 18:00
18:00 PM |
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 13 Jun 2018
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 13 Jun 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 17:57 UTC, 13/06/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180613/1757Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/9
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION.
EST VA DTG: 13/1721Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S1915 E16815 - S2000 E16915 - S1930
E16945 - S1915 E16930 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2321Z SFC/FL040 S1915 E16815 - S2000
E16915 - S1930 E16945 - S1915 E16930
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0521Z SFC/FL040 S1915 E16815 - S2000
E16915 - S1930 E16945 - S1915 E16930
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1121Z NO VA EXP
RMK: INTERMITTENT LOW LEVEL ERUPTION OBSERVED ON WEBCAM.
VOLCANO OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHTS AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
GROUND OBSERVATION FROM 01Z AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180613/2357Z

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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