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complexe vulkaan 1978 m / 6,490 ft
North Island, New Zealand, -39.12°S / 175.65°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsTongariro vulkaan boekenTongariro vulkaanuitbarstingen:
Eruptions outside Ngauruhoe, mainly on SSE flank (Red Crater): 6 Aug 2012, 1927 (?), 1926, 1896, 1890 (?), 1886, 1885±1, 1869, 1859, 1855, 1500 ± 50, 550 BC ± 200 years, 9350 BC (?), 9450 BC (?), 9650 BC (?), 9850 BC (?)
Eruptions from Ngauruhoe vent
: 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 ± 200Typical eruption style:
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Tongariro volcano news & activity updates
Tongariro volcano (New Zealand): seismic swarm, a possible precursor to new activity
Monday Jul 23, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T
Tongariro volcano is showing signs of a possible awakening. On 13 July 2012, an increase in small (<M2.5) earthquakes was detected. The quakes were clustered at depths of 2-7 km under the area between Emerald crater and Te Mari crater.
More than 20 earthquakes were recorded until 20 July, when the seismic activity peaked and prompted GeoNet to raise the alert level from 0 to 1. Compared to a background average of 2 quakes per year, the swarm is significant and could indicate magma movements.
Seismic activity dropped on 21 July with only 1 quake since then, but preliminary measurements show an increase in volcanic gas emission. NZ Scientist started to increase their monitoring at the volcano.
Koppelingen / Bronnen:
- Volcanic Alert Bulletin TON-2012/01 - Earthquake activity, Mount Tongariro (GeoNet)
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Small spherical balls of volcanic ash that form from a wet nucleus falling through a volcanic ash cloud.
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