Articles tagged "lake rotorua"

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Mud flying everywhere - Geothermal mudpool opens in Rotorua backyard, New Zealand

A geothermal mudpool opened up behind a privately owned house in Rotorua, New Zealand at around 02:00 local time on June 25, 2019. The last geothermal activity in this area, with steam bursting from the bank, was reported in 2017. "There was mud flying...

June 26, 2019

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Rare mud eruption at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland south of Rotorua, New Zealand

A rare eruption of mud and steam took place around 12:30 local time on July 21, 2018, at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland south of Rotorua in New Zealand. While such eruptions at Wai-O-Tapu are uncommon they are not unexpected, GNS volcanologist Brad Scott said. The...

July 21, 2018

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Fourth eruption at Lake Rotorua, New Zealand

Another hydrothermal eruption, the fourth since November 2016, took place at New Zealand's Lake Rotorua between 04:00 and 04:30 local time on February 12, 2017. The eruption lasted between 5 and 10 seconds. Residents who witnessed the eruption said this one was...

February 13, 2017

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Another hydrothermal eruption in Lake Rotorua, New Zealand

Another hydrothermal eruption occurred in New Zealand's Lake Rotorua on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, following the first one on Monday, November 28. This eruption was, however, caught on camera. Today's eruption also occurred in the village of Ohinemutu. It...

November 30, 2016

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Hydrothermal eruption in Lake Rotorua, New Zealand

A new hydrothermal eruption was observed at New Zealand's Lake Rotorua at 15:30 UTC on November 27, 2016, prompting an evacuation of at least one house near the lake. The style of the eruption was one which hadn't been seen in Rotorua since about 2000 or...

November 28, 2016