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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive (in historic time: frequent small phreatic and phreatomagmatic eruptions)
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White Island volcano (New Zealand) activity update: continuous volcanic tremor

Sunday Dec 30, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

Tremor amplitude and spectrum of White Island during the past 30 days (GeoNet)
Tremor amplitude and spectrum of White Island during the past 30 days (GeoNet)
Volcanic tremor reflecting fluid movements beneath White Island continues its slowly increasing trend.
Previous news
Sunday, Dec 23, 2012
There have been a few observations of incandescence on the White Island crater floor webcam (thanks to those on VolcanoCafe for updates). ... [more]
Current seismic signal from White Island (GeoNet)
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. ... [more]
Current seismic signal from White Island (GeoNet)
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. [more]
A close up view of the dome. The dome is made of thick, relatively cool and congealed lava and has prominent spines. The dome is about 20 – 30 metres across. In the foregrouond is a small, cold lake. (image: GNS)
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. ... [more]
Seismic recording from White Island (GeoNet)
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
No significant changes have occurred at White Island over the past months. ... [more]

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