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White Island volcano
stratovolcano 321 m / 1,053 ft
New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°E
Current status: restless (2 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
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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, 18:45
18:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 18:28 UTC, 21/11/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201121/1828Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: WHITE ISLAND 241040
PSN: S3731 E17711
AREA: NEW ZEALAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 321M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/30
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSION IN STEAM
PLUME
EST VA DTG: 21/1828Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0028Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0628Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3745 E17745 - S3745 E17715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1228Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17730 - S3745
E17700 - S3715 E17645 - S3700 E17715
RMK: SATELLITE IMAGERY OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD THIS MORNING.
WEBCAM IMAGERY SHOWS CONTINUOUS STEAM EMISSION. RECENT GAS
MONITORING FLIGHTS CONFIRM PRESENCE OF ASH IN STEAM PLUME.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201122/0028Z=

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