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White Island вулкан

Обновленный: 5 фев 2023 08:58 GMT -
ВУЛКАН 321 m / 1,053 ft
Новая Зеландия, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Текущее состояние: беспокойный (2 из 5)
Last update: 25 янв 2023 (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
Inside the crater of White Island volcano
Inside the crater of White Island volcano

White Island in the Bay of Plenty ca. 50 km off the North Island's east coast is one of New Zealands most active volcanoes, well known for its spectacular crater with strong hydrothermal activity and sulphur deposits. It is part of the active Taupo volcanic zone and last erupted in 2001 (phreatic explosion).

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Типичный извержения стиль: Explosive (in historic time: frequent small phreatic and phreatomagmatic eruptions)
White Island Вулкан-извержения: 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

Latest nearby earthquakes

ВремяМагнитуда / ГлубинаРасстояние/Местоположение
Воскресенье, 29 января 2023 GMT (4 земл.)
30 янв 2023 05:59 (GMT +13) (29 янв 2023 16:59 GMT)
2.9

104 km
26 km (16 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 66 km к востоку от Тауранга, Новая Зеландия
30 янв 2023 02:00 (GMT +13) (29 янв 2023 13:00 GMT)
2.6

92 km
24 km (15 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km к северо-востоку от Факатане, Новая Зеландия
30 янв 2023 05:59 (GMT +13) (29 янв 2023 16:59 GMT)
2.9

104 km
26 km (16 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 66 km к востоку от Тауранга, Новая Зеландия
30 янв 2023 02:00 (GMT +13) (29 янв 2023 13:00 GMT)
2.6

92 km
24 km (15 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km к северо-востоку от Факатане, Новая Зеландия

Справочная информация

Uninhabited 2 x 2.4 km White Island, one of New Zealand's most active volcanoes, is the emergent summit of a 16 x 18 km submarine volcano in the Bay of Plenty about 50 km offshore of North Island. The 321-m-high island consists of two overlapping andesitic-to-dacitic stratovolcanoes; the summit crater appears to be breached to the SE because the shoreline corresponds to the level of several notches in the SE crater wall. Volckner Rocks, four sea stacks that are remnants of a lava dome, lie 5 km NNE of White Island. Intermittent moderate phreatomagmatic and strombolian eruptions have occurred at White Island throughout the short historical period beginning in 1826, but its activity also forms a prominent part of Maori legends. Formation of many new vents during the 19th and 20th centuries has produced rapid changes in crater floor topography. Collapse of the crater wall in 1914 produced a debris avalanche that buried buildings and workers at a sulfur-mining project.
(Source: GVP)

White Island Фото



2012 eruption
A new phase of activity started on 5 August 2012, following an increase in seismic activity since July. The eruption consisted in weak ash emissions from a new vent in the Crater Lake. It is the first ash emission from White Island in 12 years. ...БОЛЬШЕ

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Wed, 25 Jan 2023, 15:00

Whakaari/White Island volcano (North Island, New Zealand) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 January-24 January 2023 (Continuing Activity)

On 24 January GeoNet reported continuing unrest at Whakaari/White Island characterized by minor-to-moderate gas-and-steam emissions and low levels of gas. The activity was confirmed during an overflight on 16 January. Sulfur dioxide gas emissions were low, averaging around 33 tonnes per day, and carbon dioxide emissions were moderate, averaging around 705 tonnes per day; the gas levels had declined compared to the 6 December 2022 measurements. ... Read all
Tue, 24 Jan 2023, 04:52

White Island volcano (New Zealand): constant venting of gas and steam emissions, no ash has been detected

The active vent area generating moderate steam and gas emissions on 16 Jan (image: GeoNet)
No significant activity has occurred at the volcano since the last update. ... Read all
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