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Yasur volcano
stratovolcano 361 m (1,184 ft)
Tanna Island, Vanuatu, -19.53°S / 169.44°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Places to stay Yasur volcano eruptions:
ongoing since at least AD 1774 (but likely many centuries before)
Typical eruption style:
persistent strombolian activity
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Yasur volcano tours
Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea (15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour (4-week round-the-world trip to Hawaii - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel (expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)

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The best place to stay on Tanna is the White Grass Ocean Resort, who also organize one-day trips to Yasur volcano. If you prefer to stay near the volcano itself, there are many cozy bungalows and home stays in the area.
We personally prefer Kelson's Jungle Oasis which is probably closest to the volcano and has a direct view of the volcano (if you are lucky to get the spectacular tree house), but there are many other good choices as well: Booking.com

Yasur volcano news

Yasur volcano (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): activity remains unchanged

Mon, 30 Mar 2020, 08:27
08:27 AM | BY: MARTIN
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
Danger zone map of Yasur volcano (image: VMGD)
Danger zone map of Yasur volcano (image: VMGD)
On 16 March Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 5,000 ft (1,500 m) altitude.
The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.
The warning bulletin states that volcanic gases could affect an area of about 600 m distance from the eruptive vents. The danger zone for life safety is limited in the Danger Zone A.
Previous news
Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 08:26
Eruption with ash emissions from Yasur volcano yesterday (image: VMGD)
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported the activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels. VMGD recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions and volcanic gases. ... read all
Thu, 5 Mar 2020, 08:00
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington reported explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 5,000 ft (1,500 m) altitude and drifted into NW direction. ... read all

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