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Orange Volcanic eruption alert for Pago in New Britain-SW Pac on 10/07/2012 22:03 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Volcano impact
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Summary

Overview map
Overview map. (Source: JRC)
Interactive map

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: DARWIN VAAC Darwin
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -5.583, 150.517
  • Date: 10/07/2012 to 10/07/2012

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.

Not calculated

Timeline of eruptions

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDVAAC aviation alert colorDateSource
57/10/2012 10:03:00 PMDARWIN
47/10/2012 4:03:00 PMDARWIN
35/3/2012 7:15:00 AMDARWIN
25/3/2012 6:00:00 AMDARWIN
15/3/2012 5:30:00 AMDARWIN

More information

Data resources

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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 Advisory Centres.

Disclaimer

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.