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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

Sun, 22 Nov 2020, 04:45
04:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 22 Nov 2020
Satellite image of White Island volcano on 22 Nov 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 04:35 UTC, 22/11/20 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201122/0435Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: WHITE ISLAND 241040
PSN: S3731 E17711
AREA: NEW ZEALAND
SUMMIT ELEV: 321M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/32
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, HIMAWARI 8 IMAGERY
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSION IN STEAM
PLUME
EST VA DTG: 22/0435Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3730 E17700 - S3715
E17745 - S3730 E17815 - S3745 E17715 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1035Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17730 - S3745
E17700 - S3715 E17645 - S3700 E17715
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1635Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17730 - S3745
E17700 - S3715 E17645 - S3700 E17715
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/2235Z SFC/FL040 S3730 E17700 - S3700
E17700 - S3700 E17730 - S3730 E17730
RMK: CONTINUOUS STEAM EMISSION VISIBLE IN VISIBLE SATELLITE
IMAGERY AND WEBCAMS. RECENT GAS MONITORING FLIGHTS CONFIRM
PRESENCE OF ASH IN STEAM PLUME.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201122/1035Z=

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