Gaua volcano (Vanuatu): gas emissions continue

Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 15:43
15:43 PM | BY: MATTHEW
Satellite image of Gaua volcano on 27 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Gaua volcano on 27 Aug 2020
Since the last update, Gaua volcano continues to show volcanic unrest and remains at Volcanic Alert Level 2. Volcanic hazards include volcanic gases remain on the Gaua volcanic cone where the 'danger zone'is located according to the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department.

Previous news

Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 14:58
A tendency of increasing seismic activity has been observed since June and GeoHazards keep a close eye on the volcano, which still remains at alert level 1 (on a scale of 4) for the moment. Areas within 3 km from the crater and the summit area should not be approached, today's new volcanic activity bulletin reads. ... Read all
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 06:00
On 14 August the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory reported that [volcanic tremor] at Gaua had increased [slightly] since June. The Alert Level remained at 1 (on a scale of 0-4) [and ash plumes remained likely]. [The last clear report of ash emission was in October 2011. ... Read all
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