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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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1774, 1820(?), 1863, 1870(?), 1871, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1888, 1894, 1898, 1908, 1909(?), 1910, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1929, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977 (2x), 1979 (2x), 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2006, 2008, 2009 -ongoing
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Effusive, formation of lava lakes
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Ambrym volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ASH EMISSION.

Saturday Mar 04, 2017 02:45 AM |

Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on  4 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 4 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 02:28 UTC, 04/03/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170304/0228Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS LOW-LEVEL ASH EMISSION.
OBS VA DTG: 04/0210Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1615 E16815 - S1500 E16900 - S1445
E16830 - S1515 E16745 - S1530 E16815 - S1615 E16800 MOV NE
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0810Z SFC/FL100 S1615 E16815 - S1500
E16900 - S1445 E16830 - S1515 E16745 - S1530 E16815 - S1615
E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1410Z SFC/FL100 S1615 E16815 - S1500
E16900 - S1430 E16830 - S1515 E16730 - S1530 E16815 - S1615
E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2010Z SFC/FL100 S1615 E16815 - S1500
E16915 - S1430 E16830 - S1515 E16730 - S1530 E16815 - S1615
E16800
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. VA IDENTIFIABLE ON HIMAWARI 8
SATELLITE VISIBLE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
NOUMEA 04/0000Z SOUNDING AND UKMO AND GFS NWP MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170304/0828Z


Previous news
Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 11 Oct 2016
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash cloud from Ambrym seen on satellite imagery yesterday (image: Himawari-8, NOAA/CIMSS Volcanic Cloud Monitoring)
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The activity at the active vents (mainly Marum and Benbow craters) has been elevated recently. Wellington VAAC reported frequent low-level ash emissions based on satellite data. Geohazards has not updated about the activity in recent days, but maintains alert level 2 (on a scale of 0-5, 5 being highest). [more]
View of Ambrym's main craters (Marum to the left, Benbow to the right) (GoogleEarth / via Jesper Sandberg / facebook)
Friday, May 13, 2016
Several lava lakes are currently active in Ambrym (one in Marum, two in Benbow and sometimes one in Mbwelesu craters). ... [more]

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