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shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
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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: LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION IDENTIFIABLE FROM VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Thursday Mar 16, 2017 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 16 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 16 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 21:50 UTC, 16/03/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170316/2150Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION IDENTIFIABLE FROM
VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 16/2052Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S1615 E16730 - S1630 E16745 - S1630
E16830 - S1600 E16800 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0252Z SFC/FL060 S1600 E16715 - S1630
E16745 - S1630 E16830 - S1600 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0852Z SFC/FL060 S1600 E16715 - S1630
E16745 - S1615 E16815 - S1600 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1452Z SFC/FL060 S1600 E16715 - S1615
E16730 - S1615 E16815 - S1545 E16800
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. LOW-LEVEL ERUPTION IDENTIFIABLE
FROM VISIBLE IMAGERY, BUT ASH CONTENT UNKNOWN. POSSIBLE ASH
POSITION BASED ON VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170317/0350Z

Previous news
Saturday, Mar 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on  4 Mar 2017
Saturday, Mar 04, 2017
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Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
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Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
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Satellite image of Ambrym volcano on 11 Oct 2016
Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
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