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White Island vulkaan
stratovulkaan 321 m / 1,053 ft
New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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White Island vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2019, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2001, 1998-2000, 1998, 1995, 1986-94, 1983-84, 1976-82, 1974, 1971, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968-69, 1966-67, 1962, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1955, 1947, 1933, 1930, 1928, 1926, 1924, 1922, 1909, 1908 (?), 1886?,1886, 1885 (?), 1885, 1856 (?), 1836, 1826
Typical eruption style:
Explosive (in historic time: frequent small phreatic and phreatomagmatic eruptions)
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Latest news & updates from White Island

White Island volcano (New Zealand) activity update: weak ash emissions

Sunday Aug 12, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T

Activity at White Island has remained at similar low levels to yesterday. Volcanic tremor remains weak and a very low altitude plume of steam and gas with intermittent minor ash is being emitted. (GeoNet)
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Webcam image of the steaming and ash-venting in the Crater Lake (GeoNet)
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012
Overnight activity at White Island has remained at similar levels to yesterday. Volcanic tremor remains weak and a low altitude plume of steam, gas and minor ash is being emitted. During the past few days the plume colour has been changing between pale grey and white as the ash content varies. (GeoNet) ... [meer...]
Friday, Aug 10, 2012
Overnight activity at White Island has remained at similar levels to yesterday. Volcanic tremor remains at low levels and a weak ash and steam plume is being emitted, GeoNet reports in its latest bulletin. ... [meer...]
Webcam view of the crater of White Island on 9 Aug (GeoNet)
Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
Small ash emissions continue at White Island volcano. GSN scientists made a visit to the island early today and confirmed that the volcano was in eruption and producing a small plume of ash from the vent in Crater Lake. This is the first ash since February 2001. ... [meer...]
Seismic signal of White Island at the start of the new eruption (GeoNet)
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
A new eruption has started from White Island volcano early today. An ash plume is rising to 4-6000 ft (1.3-1.8 km) altitude. The eruption consists of ash venting from a new cone that is beeing built in the Crater Lake, and followed a sharp DECREASE in tremor. ... [meer...]
(c) webcam on White Island
Monday, Aug 06, 2012
White Island volcano has erupted like its web cam captured. Visitors are warned that further and stronger eruptions are possible. The (hydrothermal?) eruptions occour without warning and also the alert level has changed to 2 because of the experiencing signs of elevated unrest above known background levels. There was no ash eruption yet. The alert level has also changed from one to two due to "minor eruptive activity". It follows a code change last week when scientists discovered water levels in Crater Lake rose by about 3m to 5m overnight and the number of tremors had increased. There was a particularly stronger seismic episode recorded Sunday morning, ending in a volcanic earthquake at 4.54am that day. "It's told that it is now at similar levels to before the weekend." ... [meer...]

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