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stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Yasur volcano eruptions:
ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
Typical eruption style:
persistent strombolian activity
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The best place to stay on Tanna is the White Grass Ocean Resort, who also organize one-day trips to Yasur volcano. If you prefer to stay near the volcano itself, there are many cozy bungalows and home stays in the area.
We personally prefer Kelson's Jungle Oasis which is probably closest to the volcano and has a direct view of the volcano (if you are lucky to get the spectacular tree house), but there are many other good choices as well:Booking.com
 

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Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSIONS OBS VA DTG: 02/0429Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Monday Mar 02, 2020 04:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Yasur volcano on  2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 2 Mar 2020
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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 04:29 UTC, 02/03/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200302/0429Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/3
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, SATELLITE, PILOT REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSIONS
OBS VA DTG: 02/0429Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S1930 E16930 - S1945 E16930 - S1930
E16915 - S1915 E16915 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1029Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16930 - S1915
E16915 - S1930 E16915 - S1945 E16930
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1629Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16930 - S1915
E16915 - S1930 E16915 - S1945 E16930
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/2229Z SFC/FL050 S1930 E16930 - S1915
E16915 - S1930 E16915 - S1945 E16930
RMK: LOW LEVEL ASH CLEARLY OBSERVED IN THE WEBCAM AND IN
PHOTOS FROM PILOTS. ASH IS LESS EVIDENT IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200302/1029Z

Previous news
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (VMGD)
Friday, Feb 28, 2020
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that volcanic activity is continuing at high unrest level. ... [more]
Comparison of Yasur's crater on 25 and 27 Oct 2019 (image: Justin Noonan)
Monday, Oct 28, 2019
A significant landslide occurred during 26-27 Oct at the eastern crater rim, removing a portion of the rim and completely covering one of the main vents, where a small lava pond had been observed before. ... [more]

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