Gaua volcano (Banks Islands, Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 30 September-6 October 2009 (New Activity / Unrest)
According to news articles from 2 October, increased seismicity at Gaua was detected during the previous two weeks. Villagers living nearby reported ashfall and sulfur odors. Both villagers and a pilot flying past Gaua heard explosions. The Alert Level was raised to 1 (on a scale of 0-5).
Wed, 30 Sep 2009, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Radio Australia
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2009. Report on Gaua. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 30 September-6 October 2009. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.