Activity at Ambrym volcano increased to major unrest state, Vanuatu

Activity at Ambrym volcano increased to major unrest state, Vanuatu

Activity at Ambrym volcano in Vanuatu has increased from the minor unrest state to the major unrest state on January 25, 2022. Consequently, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) has raised the Volcanic Alert Level from Level 1 to Level 2. New…

Ambrym volcano Alert Level lowered from Level 2 to Level 1, Vanuatu

Ambrym volcano Alert Level lowered from Level 2 to Level 1, Vanuatu

Observations and data from February 2019 to present show that activity at Ambrym volcano has declined and conditions become stable, thus we now recognize the level of volcanic activity as minor unrest, Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) said. There…

Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

Ruptured ground around Ambrym volcano forces evacuations, Vanuatu

Earthquakes triggered by volcanic activity at Ambrym, Vanuatu ruptured the ground and damaged entire villages over the past month, forcing the evacuation of 700 people living on the island. According to media reports, people from the villages of Paamal, Ulei, Sameou…

Ambrym volcano: Intra-caldera flank eruption, alert level raised, Vanuatu

Ambrym volcano: Intra-caldera flank eruption, alert level raised, Vanuatu

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department has raised the Volcanic Alert Level for Ambrym volcano to Level 3, the department reported December 15, 2018. The eruption is taking place in the caldera area and the Danger Zone for life safety is limited at the…

Ambrym’s twin lava lakes captured by satellite

Ambrym’s twin lava lakes captured by satellite

Vanuatu’s Ambrym volcano with its roiling pools of lava glow a deep orange, spewing fountains of lava and seemingly endless plumes of steam and gas. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite

Ambrym volcano on Vanuatu showing signs of activity

Ambrym volcano on Vanuatu showing signs of activity

Ambrym (Vanuatu) is showing signs of activity. After a longer period of silence on Modvolc, a strong thermal signal is again visible at Marum and Benbow craters on the MODIS Global Hot Spot monitoring tool from the University of Hawaii (ModVolc). It is difficult to

Volcanic activity at Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes at Vanuatu

Volcanic activity at Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes at Vanuatu

The emerald green islands of Vanuatu were marked by volcanic activity December 27, 2011. Large thermal anomalies were created by the expulsion of lava and hot volcanic gas from erupting volcanos. A wide volcanic plume can be seen blowing from the Ambrym volcano