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Incandescence observed at White Island webcam
Sunday Dec 23, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN
There have been a few observations of incandescence on the White Island crater floor webcam (thanks to those on VolcanoCafe for updates).
The first observation was seen on 22 December, a few more comments reveal that incandescence was seen on 23 December, although more strongly.
The Alert Level is kept at 2.
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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012
GNS Science volcanologists found no evidence that the new lava dome at White Island in a Aug 2012 eruption crater crater has grown or changed during the past 10 days when they became aware of it. ...
Friday, Dec 14, 2012
Continuous volcanic tremor continues within the volcano. No news about whether the observed new lava dome has changed have become available.
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012
GNS Science volcanologists have discovered a spiny lava dome at White Island volcano in an existing small crater formed as a result of the recent eruptions in August. ...
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
No significant changes have occurred at White Island over the past months. ...
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012
Seismic activity at White Island remains slightly elevated. A weak tremor signal can occasionally be seen on the spectrogram.
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