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Erebus volcano, Antarctica: news & activity updates

Updated: Jul 18, 2024 07:23 GMT-

Erebus volcano (Antarctica): elevated activity, explosions

Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 09:27
Seismic recording from Mt. Erebus on 5 Dec 2014
Seismic recording from Mt. Erebus on 5 Dec 2014
The Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory (MEVO) reported yesterday that "it has been an active time for the last 24 hours. There were 6 significant eruptions which show up nicely on the MACZ (short period single vertical component) seismometer. Read all

Erebus volcano (Antarctica) activity update: active lava lake in summit crater

Sat, 21 Jan 2012, 12:05
Eruption from the lava lake on 2 Jan 2012 (Erebus Volcano Observatory)
Eruption from the lava lake on 2 Jan 2012 (Erebus Volcano Observatory)
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Erebus volcano
stratovolcano 3794 m / 12,447 ft
Antarctica, -77.53°S / 167.17°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Erebus volcano eruptions:
1972 (Dec) -ongoing, 1972 (Jan), 1963, 1957 (?)-1958, 1955, 1947, 1915, 1912, 1911, 1908, 1903±2, 1900 (?), 1841, 950 AD ± 1000 years, 2050 BC ± 1000, 2950 BC ± 300, 4050 BC ± 500, 4550 BC ± 500, 7050 BC ± 1000, 8050 BC ± 1000
Typical eruption style
effusive, persistent lava lake
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