Northern Tongariro Group volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 1327 m / 4354 ft
New Zealand, -38.98°S / 175.7°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Northern Tongariro Group volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
31 Jul 2021 18:48:49 GMT

12 km
48 km (30 mi)
New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 16:28:51 GMT

72 km
11 km (6.8 mi)
36 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 16:02:03 GMT

144 km
37 km (23 mi)
Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, 80 km southwest of Taupo, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 11:20:57 GMT

2.9 km
17 km (10.6 mi)
30 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 10:33:48 GMT

3 km
18 km (11 mi)
New Zealand


A group of Pleistocene andesitic stratovolcanoes lies between Lakes Rotoaira and Taupo and to the west, forming the northern end of the Tongariro volcanic center. The Rotopounamu graben, trending SW from Lake Taupo, cuts Pihanga volcano, and is these of several young cones and craters less than 20,000 years old (Cole et al. 1986).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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