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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

Monday Dec 17, 2012 10:46 AM | BY: T

SO2 plume from Ambrym on 17 Dec (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 17 Dec (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible from Ambrym today.
Previous news
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 22 Nov (NOAA)
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
SO2 plumes are visible on today's NOAA satellite images again. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 15 Nov (NOAA)
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
An SO2 plume can be seen on satellite data today and yesterday and indicates the presence of fresh lava at the surface. [more]
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 30 Oct (NOAA)
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOOA satellite image, suggesting more than usual intense lava lake activity. [more]

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is drifting west from Ambrym volcano. [more]

Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible today from Ambrym, where several lava lakes remain active. [more]

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