Bagana is an active volcano located in the centre of the island of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, the largest island of the Solomon group.It is the most active volcano in the country, occupying a remote portion of central Bougainville Island. The last major eruption, in 1937, had killed more than 500 people. Large amounts of volcanic gas—primarily water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), and sulfur dioxide (SO2)—are continuously released during eruptions of Kīlauea Volcano. It is one of Melanesia's youngest and most active volcanoes. Novarupta Volcano Erupts! Sabancaya, Peru: 30 November-2 December and 5-6 December. Keywords: Bagana volcano, satellite remote sensing, sulfur dioxide, lava extrusion, OMI, MODIS 1. Note that there may be many other eruptions that have not been identified, and estimates for the size of eruptions can be subject to considerable uncertainties. Bagana, arguably the most active volcano in Papua New Guinea, has been in a state of near-continuous eruption for over 150 years, with activity dominated by sluggish extrusion of thick blocky lava flows. Bagana is the only one of the Bougainville volcanoes with confirmed eruptive activity in the last two hundred years. Bagana, Papua New Guinea: 3-6 December. Bagana is one of seven active volcanoes on Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville Island. Langila, Papua New Guinea: 1-6 December. The last major eruption, in 1937, had killed more than 500 people. ... Bagana: Although no reports about this volcano were received in 1996, it is assumed that quiet extrusion of viscous andesitic lava flows and dome growth at summit are continuing. Copahue, Chile-Argentina Border: 30 November-4 December and 6th December. Over two hundred volcanoes have exhibited cycles … Bagana. URLs: the Rabaul page of MTU with many reports and photos from the ground and space. If current extrusion rates are representative, the entire edifice may have been constructed in only 300–500 years. Location Name of Volcano Country Year Last Erupted 32, F Bagana Papua New Guinea 2006 23, G Egon Indonesia (Java) 2005 31, F Garbuna Group Papua New Guinea 2005 18, E Kaba Indonesia (Sumatra) 2000 24, A Kanlaon Philippines 2006 30, F Manam Papua New Guinea 2006 2). The volcano has remained in eruption through February 1997. The activity began in 1972. Colima volcano eruption on December 10, 2016. Langila, Bagana and Ulawun had intermittent ash plumes over the last week that sent ash and volcanic gases 2-3 kilometers up. The activity continues since 1972. Bagana: continuing quiet extrusion of viscous andesitic lava flows and dome growth at summit. People in Juneau, Alaska, about 750 miles from the volcano, heard the sound of the blast – over one hour after it occurred. 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