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Latest news:

Tremor spectrum and amplitude at Ruapehu volcano (GeoNet)
Monday, Nov 07, 2016
Volcanic tremor (which is normally present at the volcano) has increased a notch since mid October, but not enough to trigger a raise in alert status of the volcano (which remains at level 1). New Zealand's GNS Science issued a note but does not expect the volcano to erupt soon. ... [more]
Ruapehu's crater lake in August 2016 (image: Geonet)
Friday, Sep 09, 2016
After reaching record-low temperatures in August, the volcano's closely-monitored crater lake has started to heat up very quickly since 2 September, Geonet reported. ... [more]
 

Ruapehu volcano

Stratovolcano 2797 m / 9,176 ft, North Island, New Zealand, -39.28°S / 175.57°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (9 quakes)

 | latest | archive: show
Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Wed, 25 Apr 00:57 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Wed, 25 Apr
Wed, 25 Apr 00:41 UTCM 1.7 / 52.3 km - [info]Ruapehu (9 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 24 Apr
Tue, 24 Apr 15:29 UTCM 1.7 / 35.9 km - [info] (52 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 24 Apr 07:33 UTCM 1.5 / 21.4 km - [info]Ruapehu (26 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 24 Apr 05:44 UTCM 1.0 / 5.5 km - [info]Ruapehu (26 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 24 Apr 04:56 UTCM 1.8 / 13.2 km - [info]Ngauruhoe (28 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 23 Apr
Mon, 23 Apr 07:45 UTCM 2.1 / 149.4 km - [info]Tongariro (20 km) - North Island, New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 23 Apr 06:19 UTCM 2.5 / 148.4 km - [info]Ngauruhoe (22 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 22 Apr
Sun, 22 Apr 18:59 UTCM 0.9 / 5.2 km - [info]Ruapehu (22 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 22 Apr 09:44 UTCM 1.4 / 17.1 km - [info]Ruapehu (26 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
 

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