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Rumble V volcano

Submarine volcano 400? m / 1,312 ft
New Zealand, -36.14°S / 178.2°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Rumble V volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 24 Feb
Fri, 24 Feb 17:31 UTCM 5.2 / 324 km7 kmNew Zealand

Background:

A previously unknown submarine volcano was discovered in 1992 at the southern end of the South Kermadec Ridge. Rumble V volcano, the southernmost of a group of seamounts on the southern Kermadec Ridge, known as the Rumbles, rises more than 2000 m to nearly 400 m below the sea surface and shows a pristine morphology. Andesitic and basaltic-andesite rocks have been dredged from Rumble V, which lies 17 km ESE of Rumble IV. A large plume of gas bubbles was acoustically detected rising from the summit of Rumble V in 1992, and subsequent expeditions detected evidence of vigorous hydrothermal activity.
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