Yasur volcano (Vanuatu) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 May-2 June 2020 (Continuing Activity)
On 28 May the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) reported that recent visual observations at Yasur confirmed ongoing explosions and gas-and-ash emissions. The report noted that some of the explosions could be intense and eject bombs outside of the summit crater. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 0-4).
Wed, 27 May 2020, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
VMGD reminded residents and tourists that hazardous areas were near and around the volcanic crater, within a 600-m-radius exclusion zone, and that volcanic ash and gas could reach areas impacted by trade winds.
Source: Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2020. Report on Yasur. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 27 May-2 June 2020. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Thu, 21 May 2020, 06:36
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