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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: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSION IN STEAM PLUME

Sat, 21 Nov 2020, 07:30
07:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 21 Nov 2020
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 21 Nov 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 07:19 UTC, 21/11/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201121/0719Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: WHITE ISLAND 241040
PSN: S3731 E17711
AREA: NEW ZEALAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 321M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/28
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGE
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSION IN STEAM
PLUME
EST VA DTG: 21/0719Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715 E17745 - S3745
E17745 - S3745 E17715 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1319Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1919Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0119Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715
RMK: CONTINUOUS STEAM EMISSION SEEN ON WEBCAM IMAGERY AND
SATELLITE IMAGERY UNTIL 06Z, LATTER NOW OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. RECENT GAS MONITORING FLIGHTS CONFIRM PRESENCE OF ASH
IN STEAM PLUME.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201121/1319Z=

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