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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:
Mon, 17 Dec 2018, 20:15
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 2018, 08:44
Lava fountains from Ambrym's intracaldera flank eruption (image: John Tasso)
A small fissure eruption began inside the volcano's caldera near the base of Marum cone on Saturday (15 Dec) morning at around 06:00 local time. ...more
Mon, 17 Dec 2018, 03:15
Sun, 16 Dec 2018, 08:15
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 16 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 2018, 18:45
Sat, 15 Dec 2018, 03:00
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 15 Dec 2018
Tue, 23 Oct 2018, 09:06
Lava fountain from Benbow's lava lake (image: Yashmin Chebli / VolcanoDiscovery)
A small group on our latest Vanuatu Volcano Expedition
observed 3 active lava lakes in Ambrym volcano. Expedition leader volcanologist Yashmin Chebli reported from their visit during the first week of Oct 2018 (link to pictures
Mon, 6 Aug 2018, 06:41
The active lava lake in Benbow's crater on Ambrym volcano in July 2018 (image: Yashmin Chebli / VolcanoDiscovery)
The activity of Ambrym volcano remains intense with three active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters. Our expedition leader Yashmin Chebli was on the volcano last week and reports: ...more
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