Suretamatai volcano (Vanuatu): alert level raised to 1
The alert level of the volcano (also known as Vanua Lava) was recently raised a notch from 0 to 1 (on a scale of 0-4). No details about volcanic unrest are available, but presumably, the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory recorded elevated seismic activity from the volcano.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016, 09:5709:57 AM | BY: T
Residents and tourists are reminded to stay outside of areas near the crater and in particular avoid the Sulfur River (E flank) were there is a high risk of volcanic gas emissions.
Wed, 1 Jun 2016, 06:00
Suretamatai volcano (Banks Islands, Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 June-7 June 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)
On 27 May the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory stated that the Alert Level for Suretamatai was increased to 1 (on a scale of 0-4) because of a change in activity. VGO reminded residents and tourists that areas around the volcano and along the Sulfur River (E flank) were high-risk zones due to potential impacts from volcanic gas emissions. ... Read all