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Ruapehu volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
Ruapehu volcano sat by (c) Google Earth View
Ruapehu volcano
Stratovolcano 2797 m / 9,176 ft
North Island, New Zealand, -39.28°S / 175.57°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style:
Mildly explosive, formation of lahars
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News and activity reports about Ruapehu volcano:

Ruapehu volcano (North Island, New Zealand) activity update

Friday Dec 14, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from Ruapehu (GeoNet)
Current seismic signal from Ruapehu (GeoNet)
Small earthquakes are again more frequent under the volcano (after a low in activity at the end of Nov).
Previous news
Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012
On 3 December, GeoNet reported that monitoring data suggested that Ruapehu continued in a state of unrest. Scientists aboard an overflight observed that the crater lake was quiet and that the temperature remained steady at 22 degrees Celsius. Seismicity had decreased since the early part of November. [more]

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
Small earthquakes appear on the otherwise seismic recording from Ruapehu volcano. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
New Zealand scientists monitoring Ruapehu volcano detected signs of increased volcanic unrest and raised the alert level of the volcano. The likelihood of new eruptions over the next weeks to months has increased, GNS Science said in their latest press release. ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
No unusual activity has been seen recently at Ruhapehu volcano. This is the latest update from GeoNet: ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 10, 2011
Ruapehu volcano who last erupted in 1995-96 might be heading towards a new eruptive cycle. The temperature of the crater lake has increased to 40C and other indicators such as seismicity and deformation all point towards a gradual reawakening. [more]

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