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Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu: news & activity updates

Updated: Jul 2, 2022 12:10 GMT -
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Thu, 5 May 2022, 06:40
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) reported that incandescence from Ambrym's Benbow Crater was visible during 25 January-3 February from a lava flow that had effused from a new vent on the NW part of the crater floor. Recent observations indicated that gas and ash was no longer being emitted from the crater, and seismicity had decreased and stabilized. The Alert Level was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 0-5) on 28 April. Read all
Sun, 1 May 2022, 21:19
Ambrym volcano as visible in the webcam today (image: VMGD)
The alert status for the volcano was lowered to "Level 1", as the activity rapidly decreased after the intense phase from Benbow crater at the end of January 2021. Read all
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