Articles tagged "ambae"

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Volcanic activity at Ambae increased to major unrest level, Vanuatu

The Volcanic activity on Ambae Island has now increased from minor to major unrest level in December 2021. Accordingly, the Volcanic Alert Level increased from Level 1 to Level 2 on December 27. New analyses suggest that activity at the volcano has significantly...

December 28, 2021

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Brief eruption at Ambae volcano, Vanuatu

Volcanic explosions were recorded at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 07:32 UTC (18:32 LT) on October 30, 2018. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and danger to direct safety to life for visitors and communities remains at 2 km (1.2 miles) radius around the...

October 30, 2018

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Ambae fully evacuating again as heavy ash continues blanketing the island, Vanuatu

Ambae is being fully evacuated again for the second time since September 2017 as heavy ash continues blanketing the island. The possibility that the Ambae volcano activity escalates to the level of moderate eruption is now moderate to high. Vanuatu officials ordered...

July 27, 2018

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Major increase in SO2 and ash emissions at Ambae volcano, alert raised, Vanuatu

A major increase in SO2 emissions was observed at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano over the past couple of days, with levels similar to those measured in early April when much of the island was devastated by ashfall. Volcanic alert level for the volcano was raised to...

July 25, 2018

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Ambae volcano ejects ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Vanuatu

A strong eruption occurred at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 03:30 UTC on July 16, 2018. The eruption ejected ash up to 9.1 km (33 000 feet) above sea level. This activity is consistent with the Volcanic Alert Level 2, the Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards...

July 16, 2018

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Lifeless Ambae: Heavy ashfall forces evacuation of entire island

Vanuatu's Manoro Voui volcano, also known as Ambae and Aoba, erupted in September 2017, forcing short-term mass evacuation. The entire island was evacuated but most of its 11 000 residents returned by December, only to find their island covered in ash, grey and...

April 24, 2018

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Significant eruption at Ambae volcano, more sulfur released than in any eruption over the past 3 years

Ambae volcano remains at the Alert Level 3 with sustained volcanic ashes/gases and villages from east to southeast of Ambae island can continue expecting ash fall and gases. Acid rain may occur during rainfall, Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD)...

April 11, 2018

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Ambae volcano alert level raised to Level 3, Vanuatu

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) has raised the Alert Level for Ambae volcano from Level 2 to Level 3 (on a scale of 1 to 5) on Sunday, March 18, 2018. The volcano is in the minor eruption state and the activity is confined inside the Lake...

March 18, 2018

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Eruptive activity at Ambae volcano continues at major unrest state, Vanuatu

The volcanic activity at Aoba (Ambae) volcano in Vanuatu continues at major unrest state and the Alert Level continues at Level 2, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department said in a special bulletin No1 issued January 29, 2018. The current eruption is...

January 29, 2018

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Ambae volcano hazards ahead of rainy season, Vanuatu

Eruptive activity at Aoba volcano, also known as Ambae, is continuing in the minor eruption state and the Alert Level for the volcano remains at Level 3, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department reported today and warned about hazards around the volcano...

November 02, 2017