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Bagana volcano
lava cone (stratovolcano) 1750 m / 5,741 ft
Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, -6.14°S / 155.2°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Bagana volcano eruptions:
2012, 1972-2011, 1970-71, 1968, 1966-67, 1964-65, 1962-63, 1961, 1959(?)-60, 1953, 1952, 1948-51, 1945-47, 1943, 1939, 1938, 1937, 1909(?), 1908, 1899, 1897, 1894-95, 1883, 1865-83, 1842
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Bagana volcano: news and activity updates

Bagana volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 19/2045Z

Friday May 19, 2017 21:00 PM |

Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 19 May 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 19 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0615 at 20:47 UTC, 19/05/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170519/2045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: BAGANA 255020
PSN: S0608 E15512
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1855M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/162
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 19/2045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0608 E15457 - S0606 E15451 - S0603
E15414 - S0618 E15413 - S0615 E15459 - S0609 E15512 - S0607
E15512 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0245Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E15413 - S0630
E15418 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15512
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0845Z SFC/FL080 S0615 E15416 - S0636
E15424 - S0609 E15512 - S0607 E15512
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1445Z SFC/FL080 S0620 E15423 - S0640
E15434 - S0609 E15513 - S0607 E15512
RMK: HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 19/2020Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170520/0245Z

Previous news
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 13 May 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 10 May 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Eruptions continue at the volcano in form of mild explosive activity (probably intermittent strombolian to vulcanian explosions). ... [more]

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