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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)
Ruapehu webcams / live data | Reports
Ruapehu volcano eruptions:

Typical eruption style:
Mildly explosive, formation of lahars
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8

News and activity reports about Ruapehu volcano:

Ruapehu volcano (North Island, New Zealand) activity update

Fri, 14 Dec 2012, 11:05
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
Wed, 5 Dec 2012, 11:05
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. ... read all
Tue, 20 Nov 2012, 11:05
Small earthquakes appear on the otherwise seismic recording from Ruapehu volcano. read all
Fri, 16 Nov 2012, 07:51
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. ... read all
Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 08:07
No unusual activity has been seen recently at Ruhapehu volcano. This is the latest update from GeoNet: ... read all
Thu, 10 Mar 2011, 08:40
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. ... read all

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