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stratovolcano 321 m / 1,053 ft
New Zealand, -37.52°S / 177.18°ECurrent status
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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, 1826Typical eruption style:
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White Island volcano (New Zealand): tremor decreases, alert level remains elevated
Friday Dec 13, 2019 09:36 AM | BY: T
Seismic trace of the WIZ station on White Island (image: Geonet)
No new eruption occurred during the recent phase of intense tremor, which has again declined. However, this could change quickly again and the official Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019
The activity at the volcano remains elevated, with high levels of volcanic tremor indicating internal fluid movements and instability. However, no further eruptions have occurred since the fatal one on Monday 9 Dec. ...
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019
The latest update reports a strong, sustained increase in seismic tremor beginning around 04:00 NZDT Wednesday (15:00 UTC Tuesday), indicating that the system remains under pressure. This is accompanied by energetic steaming and mud jetting. ...
Monday, Dec 09, 2019
With as many as 27 people still unaccounted for following this mornings explosive phreatic eruption of White Island that left 5 dead, it is unclear whether activity is likely to persist. ...
Monday, Dec 09, 2019
Following the period of elevated unrest in the past weeks, a short-lived, but quite energetic eruption occurred at the volcano earlier today at 14:11 local time. Unfortunately, several tourists present near the crater area where the explosion occurred were killed and injured by the event. ...
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