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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Ambrym volcano eruptions:
1774, 1820(?), 1863, 1870(?), 1871, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1888, 1894, 1898, 1908, 1909(?), 1910, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1929, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977 (2x), 1979 (2x), 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2006, 2008, 2009 -ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Effusive, formation of lava lakes
Last earthquakes nearby
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Ambrym volcano news:

Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update

Tuesday Aug 28, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

SO2 plume from Ambrym on 28 Aug (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 28 Aug (NOAA)
A significant SO2 plume from Ambrym is visible on the recent NOAA satellite image.
Previous news
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 19 Aug 2012
Sunday, Aug 19, 2012
A strong SO2 plume from Ambrym is drifting west from the island, suggesting that the lava lakes are very active. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
Sunday, Aug 12, 2012
An impressive SO2 plume is drifting SE from Ambrym volcano, showing that there is lots of fresh lava inside its active craters. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
Friday, Jul 27, 2012
The lava lakes on Ambrym are very active and a significant SO2 plume is usually seen drifting from the volcano by NOAA's satellite. [more]

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