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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: restless (2 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
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Effusive, formation of lava lakes
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Ambrym volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING LOCAL SCALE ERUPTIONS OBS VA DTG: 21/2110Z

Sunday May 21, 2017 21:30 PM |

Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 21 May 2017
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 21 May 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 21:23 UTC, 21/05/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170521/2123Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/20
INFO SOURCE: SO2, HIMAWARI 8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: GREEN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOCAL SCALE ERUPTIONS
OBS VA DTG: 21/2110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S1630 E16800 - S1630 E16830 - S1615
E16830 - S1600 E16800 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0310Z SFC/FL080 S1630 E16800 - S1630
E16830 - S1615 E16830 - S1600 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0910Z SFC/FL080 S1600 E16800 - S1630
E16800 - S1630 E16830 - S1615 E16830
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1510Z SFC/FL080 S1600 E16800 - S1630
E16800 - S1630 E16830 - S1615 E16830
RMK: ONGOING SMALL SCALE ERUPTION, VISIBLE ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY, EXPECT ASH TO REMAIN IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO VOLCANO.

NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170522/0323Z


Previous news
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on  3 Apr 2017
Monday, Apr 03, 2017
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Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on  2 Apr 2017
Sunday, Apr 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Mar 31, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 30 Mar 2017
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 21 Mar 2017
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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