Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
23 Feb - 1 Mar 2020: Volcanoes of the Danakil desert - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
14-27 Mar 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
28 Mar - 4 Apr 2020: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
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)
Tongariro webcams / live data | Reports
Tongariro volcano books
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
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Tongariro volcano news & activity updates

Tongariro volcano (NZ): continuing seismic swarm

Wednesday Aug 01, 2012 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
Recent earthquakes at Tongariro (GeoNet)
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
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. ... [more]
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano 30 July (GeoNet)
Monday, Jul 30, 2012
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). [more]
Seismic signal at Tongariro volcano (GeoNet)
Friday, Jul 27, 2012
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. [more]
Monday, Jul 23, 2012
Tongariro volcano is showing signs of a possible awakening. On 13 July 2012, an increase in small (<M2.5) earthquakes was detected. The quakes were clustered at depths of 2-7 km under the area between Emerald crater and Te Mari crater. ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Subpages:
News | 2012 eruption
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: