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Ruapehu volcano (North Island, New Zealand) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 June-21 June 2022 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 22 Jun 2022, 17:00
17:00 PM | BY: VN
On 20 June GeoNet reported continuing unrest at Ruapehu. Tremor levels had been characterized as weak to moderate for the previous three weeks but increased for a brief period. Levels increased sharply during the evening of 17 June, fluctuated between moderate and strong levels on 18 June, and then decreased to weak levels by 19 June.
Lake water temperatures continued to decline, reaching 22 degrees Celsius. The Volcanic Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale from 0-5) and the Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.

Source: GeoNet
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Ruapehu. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15 June-21 June 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Mon, 20 Jun 2022, 19:06
Ruapehu volcano in 1994 (image: courtesy of Lloyd Homer via GeoNet/twitter)
The GNS Science reported that a moderate-to-strong volcanic tremor has been registered in the evening of 17 June, but later on 19 June returned to weak values again. ... Read all
Wed, 15 Jun 2022, 18:13
On 14 June GeoNet reported that unrest at Ruapehu continued to decline. During the previous week volcanic tremor levels were weak, but remained above background levels recorded since 2013. Lake water temperatures had dropped to 23 degrees Celsius, which corresponded to the long-term average heat flow. ... Read all
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