Ngauruhoe volcano

Stratovolcano 1978 m (6,489 ft)
Isla Norte, Neuseeland, -39.13°S / 175.64°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 24 Apr 2015
Ngauruhoe volcano seen from Tongariro; Ruhapehu volcano in the background.
Ngauruhoe volcano seen from Tongariro; Ruhapehu volcano in the background.

Ngauruhoe (pronouned "Nauruhó"), a steep 600 m tall stratovolcano 17 km NNE of Ruhapehu volcano, is the main vent of Tongariro volcano and one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes. Its last eruptive phase in 1975-77 produced violent ash explosions, lava fountains and pyroclastic flows. In its recent past, Ngauruhoe has been erupting around every 10 years and the time lapsed since then makes this the longest repose interval known in its recorded history.

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Typical eruption style: Explosivos
Erupciones del volcán Ngauruhoe: 1975-77, 1972, 1968-69, 1962, 1958-59, 1956, 1948-54, 1939-40, 1937, 1934, 1931, 1924-28, 1917, 1913-14, 1909-10, 1904-07, 1897-98, 1892, 1883, 1881, 1878, 1875, 1869-70, 1862-64, 1857, 1844, 1841, 1839, 550 BC ± 200

Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
lunes, 20 septiembre 2021 06:31 GMT (1 terremoto)
20 sep 2021 18:31 (GMT +12) (20 sep 2021 06:31 GMT)

197 km
50 km (31 mi)
Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 77 km al oeste de Taupo, Nueva Zelanda
domingo, 19 septiembre 2021 09:42 GMT (1 terremoto)
19 sep 2021 21:42 (GMT +12) (19 sep 2021 09:42 GMT)

8.6 km
43 km (27 mi)
4 km al sur de Waiouru, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, Nueva Zelanda
jueves, 16 septiembre 2021 11:33 GMT (1 terremoto)
16 sep 2021 23:33 (GMT +12) (16 sep 2021 11:33 GMT)

65 km
38 km (24 mi)
38 km al sur de Taupo, Waikato, Nueva Zelanda
jueves, 9 septiembre 2021 11:17 GMT (1 terremoto)
9 sep 2021 23:17 (GMT +12) (9 sep 2021 11:17 GMT)

8.5 km
45 km (28 mi)
Rangitikei District, 6.7 km al suroeste de Waiouru, Nueva Zelanda


Ngauruhoe is the youngest and most active cone of the large Tongariro volcanic complex, and forms today its highest peak. Ngauruhoe started to grow about 2500 years ago and has been frequently active in historic times.

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