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Volcano Calendar 2020
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complex volcano 1978 m / 6,490 ft
North Island, New Zealand, -39.12°S / 175.65°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)Tongariro webcams / live data
| ReportsTongariro volcano booksTongariro 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 ± 200Typical eruption style:
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Tongariro volcano news & activity updates
Tongariro volcano (North Island, New Zealand) activity update: elevated seismic activity
Friday Dec 14, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
Current seismic signal from West Tongariro station (GeoNet)
Small earthquakes continue at the volcano.
Monday, Nov 26, 2012
The GeoNet reported on Facebook that ejecta from the November 21 eruption has been analysed and that 1% of the ejected material was fresh magma. ...
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012
A brief eruption occurred at Te Maari Craters, Tongariro at approximately 13:25 pm local time today (Wednesday, 21 November 2012). ...
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
On 5 November, GeoNet reported that several teams of scientists had been visiting Tongariro's Te Mari Craters to service portable seismometers (complementing four permanent installations), sample gas vents, and collect samples of ejecta. ...
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
Compared to most previous weeks and months, seismic activity at the volcano has been calm the past days.
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
The volcano continues to show increased degassing mainly from the Te Maari eruption site. The hottest temperature measured from gas vents in this area was 235 °C, while others range from 95 °C to 104 °C (GeoNet). Seismic activity overall has remained low with only few earthquakes. GeoNet maintains alert level 1 and aviation color code yellow.
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