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Date: 2017-01-13 19:00 UTC
Area: Vanuatu
Source: Pirep, Webcam, Satellite Imagery
Aviation colour code:  unknown
Summit elevation:  1413m
Eruption Details: eruption began 20z on 12 jan 2017.est va dtg: 13/1916z

Volcano ash cloud Vanuatu - Lopevi   Friday 13 Jan 2017 19:00 UTC

Remarks: confidence for t0 is low - ash not identifiable on webcam or satellite imagery. last pirep receieved 13 jan 01utc confirmed volcanic plume to fl100.

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.