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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
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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 [read all]
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