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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 (North Island, New Zealand) activity update: seismic unrest, volcanic quakes

Friday Jan 11, 2013 10:58 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from West Tongariro station (GeoNet)
Current seismic signal from West Tongariro station (GeoNet)
Some local earthquakes are visible at the recent seismic recording.
Previous news

Thursday, Jan 03, 2013
A series of small earthquakes have recently been occurring at the volcano. [more]
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. ... [more]
Webcam image of the eruption today (GeoNet)
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). ... [more]
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. ... [more]
 

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