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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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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Ambrym volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION OF ASH HAS CEASED OBS VA DTG: 17/1945Z

Monday Dec 17, 2018 20:15 PM |

Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 17 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 17 Dec 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 20:08 UTC, 17/12/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181217/2008Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/14
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, SATELLITE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION OF ASH HAS CEASED
OBS VA DTG: 17/1945Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0745Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1345Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ASH HAS DISSIPATED AND IS NO LONGER IDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY OR WEBCAM.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Lava fountains from Ambrym's intracaldera flank eruption (image: John Tasso)
Monday, Dec 17, 2018
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]
Monday, Dec 17, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 16 Dec 2018
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 15 Dec 2018
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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