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Tongariro volcano
complex volcano 1978 m / 6,490 ft
North Island, New Zealand, -39.12°S / 175.65°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Tongariro volcano eruptions:
Eruptions outside Ngauruhoe, mainly on SSE flank (Red Crater): 6 Aug 2012, 1927 (?), 1926, 1896, 1890 (?), 1886, 1885±1, 1869, 1859, 1855, 1500 ± 50, 550 BC ± 200 years, 9350 BC (?), 9450 BC (?), 9650 BC (?), 9850 BC (?)
Eruptions from Ngauruhoe vent: 1975-77, 1972, 1968-69, 1962, 1958-59, 1956, 1948-54, 1939-40, 1937, 1934, 1931, 1924-28, 1917, 1913-14, 1909-10, 1904-07, 1897-98, 1892, 1883, 1881, 1878, 1875, 1869-70, 1862-64, 1857, 1844, 1841, 1839, 550 BC ± 200
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Tongariro volcano news & activity updates

Tongariro volcano (NZ): continuing seismic swarm

Wed, 1 Aug 2012, 07:50
07:50 AM | BY: T
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano 1 Aug (GeoNet)
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano 1 Aug (GeoNet)
The seismic swarm at Tongariro volcano continues judged on the recent seismic drum plot from GeoNet. Alert remains at 1 (out of 4)
Previous news
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 06:23
Recent earthquakes at Tongariro (GeoNet)
Sesimic activity has picked up under Tongariro volcano in New Zealand, GeoNet confirms in its latest bulletin. The earthquake activity had started on 13 July, peaked on 20 July, sharply decreased and picked up again with currently about 3-10 events per day. The earthquakes cluster in a zone between Mount Tongariro and the eastern side of Lake Rotoaira at 2-7 km depth. They are mostly very small and unlikely to be felt. ... read all
Mon, 30 Jul 2012, 10:05
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano 30 July (GeoNet)
A lot of seismic activity appears on the seismograph visible at Tongariro. There are no new reports by Geonet, and the status remains at yellow (1 out of 4). ... read all
Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 10:03
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano (GeoNet)
Mt. Tongariro volcano remains seismically active, but less than before. There are no further news from GNS science, but the alert level remains at 1. ... read all
Mon, 23 Jul 2012, 10:05
Tongariro volcano is showing signs of a possible awakening. On 13 July 2012, an increase in small ( ... read all
 

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