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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsAmbrym volcano videosAmbrym volcano books | ToursAmbrym 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 -ongoingTypical eruption style:
Effusive, formation of lava lakesLast earthquakes nearby
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Ambrym volcano news:
Thu, 13 Oct 2016, 07:45
Wed, 12 Oct 2016, 14:30
Tue, 11 Oct 2016, 23:15
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 11 Oct 2016
Tue, 12 Jul 2016, 09:06
Ash cloud from Ambrym seen on satellite imagery yesterday (image: Himawari-8, NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring)
The activity at the active vents (mainly Marum and Benbow craters) has been elevated recently. Wellington VAAC reported frequent low-level ash emissions based on satellite data. Geohazards has not updated about the activity in recent days, but maintains alert level 2 (on a scale of 0-5, 5 being highest).
Fri, 13 May 2016, 15:45
View of Ambrym's main craters (Marum to the left, Benbow to the right) (GoogleEarth / via Jesper Sandberg / facebook)
Several lava lakes are currently active in Ambrym (one in Marum, two in Benbow and sometimes one in Mbwelesu craters). ...more
Thu, 18 Feb 2016, 12:25
Wellington VAAC reported an ash plumes from the volcano this morning. Based on satellite observations, an ash cloud rose to 9,000 ft (2,7 km) altitude and drifted east. ...more
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland
: An intense seismic crisis started at Bárdarbunga volcano on 16 August 2014 and is continuing at the time of writing (23 Aug). It may or may not lead to a volcanic eruption, possibly under the Vatnajökull ice cap.
Follow updates as news come in!
Bromo volcano photos
: Bromo is one of Indonesia's most visited volcanoes. It is the most active vent inside the huge Tengger caldera and erupts every few years.