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Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°ECurrent status
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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:
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Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu ) activity update
Monday Dec 17, 2012 10:46 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 17 Dec (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible from Ambrym today.
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
SO2 plumes are visible on today's NOAA satellite images again.
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.
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOOA satellite image, suggesting more than usual intense lava lake activity.
Sunday, Oct 21, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is drifting west from Ambrym volcano.
Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
A strong SO2 plume is visible today from Ambrym, where several lava lakes remain active.
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
: In the afternoon of 17 Oct, a particularly violent explosion occurred at Anak Krakatau, blasting away a portion of the southern crater rim. A similar event might have been the final trigger for the catastrophic landslide that let the cone collapse and cause a devastating tsunami on 22 Dec 2018.
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