This Volcanic eruption of Pago in New Britain-SW Pac is expected to have a medium risk for aviation. GDACS currently does not assess the humanitarian impact.
Current volcano eruption
- Source: VAAC Darwin
- Location (latitude/longitude): -5.583, 150.517
- Date: 10 Jul 2012 to 10 Jul 2012
Volcano Ash Advisories for air traffic
Although Volcano Ash Advisories (VAAC) are not intended for assessing
humanitarian impact, the observations of the plume are relevant for understanding
local impact. The actual impact (like ash fall) depends on the type of eruption and
is not known.
Timeline of eruptions
For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.
03 May 2012 05:30
03 May 2012 06:00
03 May 2012 07:15
10 Jul 2012 16:03
10 Jul 2012 22:03
For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the
GDACS Data Resources page.
About the data
Information related to the volcano eruption has been collected from official reports published by
the Global Volcanism Program and/or Volcano Ash Advisories published by one of the Volcano Ash
While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website.