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News:
White steam plume from White Island´s crater today (image: GeoNet)
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020
GeoNet did a gas flight that confirms the steady decline in both CO2 and SO2 flux since the eruption, albeit at slightly elevated levels. The result from this flight is consistent with recent gas measurements and indicates the continued presence of shallow magma beneath the primary vent area. ... [more]
White steam plume from White Island´s crater today (image: GeoNet)
Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020
GeoNet did a visual observation and gas flights last week and confirm no further extrusions of lava has occurred. Gas fluxes are lower than two weeks ago but remain elevated. ... [more]
 

White Island volcano

stratovolcano 321 m / 1,053 ft, New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (5 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sun, 23 Feb 07:06 UTC (GMT)
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Fri, 21 Feb 2020
Fri, 21 Feb 12:01 UTCM 1.9 / 110.4 km - [info]White Island (14 km) New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 20 Feb 2020
Thu, 20 Feb 18:22 UTCM 2.3 / 116.1 km - [info]White Island (9 km) New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 20 Feb 06:02 UTCM 1.9 / 12 km - [info]White Island (14 km) New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 20 Feb 00:45 UTCM 2.4 / 34.1 km - [info]White Island (22 km) New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 19 Feb 2020
Wed, 19 Feb 08:08 UTCM 1.9 / 32.6 km - [info]White Island (20 km) New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.6*10^8 J (156 KWh / 0.135 tons of TNT) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

Number of earthquakes vs time:

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy past 24 hours
Past 30 days:
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Number of quakes vs time
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrsMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
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Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days
 

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