In Papua New Guinea erupting volcano Bagana

Ash emissions occur at the volcano Bagana in Papua New Guinea, producing an ash plume to a height of approximately 2.1 km Emission drifted westward from the volcano.

Latest satellite imagery shows a narrow plume of mostly gas and possibly with a small ash content, 70 km to the West of the island of Bougainville. Moderate thermal hot spot is visible on data from Moody’s and has increased in recent years. This suggests that the volcano’s activity has increased in recent years.

092e7821

Bagana volcano located on the island of Bougainville province in Papua New Guinea.