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White Island volcano
stratovolcano 321 m / 1,053 ft
New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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White Island volcano eruptions:
2019, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2001, 1998-2000, 1998, 1995, 1986-94, 1983-84, 1976-82, 1974, 1971, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968-69, 1966-67, 1962, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1955, 1947, 1933, 1930, 1928, 1926, 1924, 1922, 1909, 1908 (?), 1886?,1886, 1885 (?), 1885, 1856 (?), 1836, 1826
Typical eruption style:
Explosive (in historic time: frequent small phreatic and phreatomagmatic eruptions)
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White Island Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON SATELLITE. to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Fri, 13 Nov 2020, 04:15
04:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 13 Nov 2020
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 13 Nov 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 05 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVPS01 at 04:12 UTC, 13/11/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201113/0412Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: WHITE ISLAND 241040
PSN: S3731 E17711
AREA: NEW ZEALAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 321M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/5
INFO SOURCE: VONA, WEBCAMS, HIMAWARI
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON
SATELLITE.
OBS VA DTG: 13/0412Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S3715 E17700 - S3745 E17745 - S3800
E17730 - S3800 E17715 MOV SE 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1012Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1612Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/2212Z NOT AVBL
RMK: T+6, +12, +18 FORECAST AREAS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS
STAGE. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW SHORTLY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201113/1012Z=

Previous news
Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 08:15
Aerial view of an ash plume from White Island volcano today (image: GeoNet)
GeoNet reported that a gas flight observation today confirmed an ash plume containing dark particles as can be seen in the webcam image. ... read all
Wed, 16 Sep 2020, 06:47
Gas emissions from White Island volcano today (image: GeoNet)
GeoNet reported that volcanologists did a three gas flight observations and one observation flight over the last 6 weeks. ... read all
Thu, 30 Jul 2020, 10:53
Since the last update, minor volcanic unrest continues at /White Island volcano. GNS scientists measured temperatures in the active vent (540°C) and found that these temperatures were lower than the temperatures measured in February (740°C). This is evidence that the active vent is slowly cooling. ... read all
 

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