White Island volcano (New Zealand): low-level unrest continues, alert status stays at 1
Mon, 9 May 2022, 16:1016:10 PM | BY: MARTIN
On 27 April, the GeoNet volcanologists did a monitoring flight over the volcano to confirm continuing low-level volcanic unrest.
Passive emissions of steam and gas (image: GeoNet)
The temperature of steam and gas emissions decreased to 111 °C (27 April) from 288 °C measured on 16 March.
The geyser vent appears to be water-saturated during the flight.
No ash emissions have been observed since late February 2022.
Volcanic Alert Level remains at level 1.
Source: GeoNet New Zealand volcano activity update 9 May 2022
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