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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:

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Thu, 5 Dec 2013, 11:00
Ambrym volcano with Marum (l) and Benbow (r) vents seen from space on 2 Dec (photo: Mike Hopkins / Twitter)
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins captured a great space image of the active Marum and Benbow vents of Ambrym volcano on 2 Dec. Both vents contain active lava lakes.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:18
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano today (NOAA)
Lava lakes continue to be active in Benbow and Marum craters. A large SO2 plume can be seen on today's NOAA satellite data.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013, 09:45
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
A large SO2 plume is drifting NW from the volcano, where at least two lava lakes in the Benbow and Marum craters remain active.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 14:51
Satellite image of the craters Benbow and Marum of Ambrym volcano from 9 Aug 2013 (NASA Earth Observatory, annotations by Robert Simmons)
The lava lakes inside the Benbow and Marum craters continue to be active, a recent NASA satellite image shows.
Mon, 5 Aug 2013, 15:50
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
An elevated SO2 plume from Ambrym shows up regularly on satellite data, suggesting that lava continues to arrive into the vents, maintaining active lava lakes in Benbow and Marum. ...more
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:26
A seismic swarm at the volcano was detected on 26 July, but no evidence of unusual activity at the surface has been detected. The lava lakes inside Benbow and Marum remain active.
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 15:12
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
Activity at the lava lakes remains strong. A significant SO2 plume was visible today on satellite data.
Fri, 28 Jun 2013, 14:53
SO2 plume from Ambrym volcano (NOAA)
The lava lakes in Benbow and Ambrym craters have been very active during the recent weeks. A large SO2 plume is visible today on NOAA satellite data.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 16:12
A set of great photos taken by Dietmar during our latest volcano expedition to Vanuatu!
Thu, 2 May 2013, 12:13
SO2 from Ambrym today (NOAA)
A SO2 plume is howering over Ambrym island, suggesting that the lava lakes continue to be active. Our next group going there next week will hopefully be able to confirm this by direct observation.

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