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Mount Tongariro erupts again with black plume of ash

Mt. Tongariro, New Zealand, erupted today, November 21, 2012 around 1:20 pm local time and lasted for five minutes. Reports say black plume of ash was sent several kilometers up in the sky. Hikers, including schoolchildren were evacuated. Residents in the Waikato,

November 21, 2012

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Bright red rocks flying out of the mountain as second New Zealand volcano erupts - Mt. Tongariro

The volcanic alert level for Mt. Tongariro has risen from 1 to 2 after the central North Island volcano erupted for the first time in more than a century late last night. GNS science is reporting that at approximately 11:50 UTC on Monday, August 6, 2012 ash fall began

August 06, 2012

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Mt. Tongariro shows more volcano activity with volcanic gas

Seismicity at Mt. Tongariro, New Zealand looks to have decreased a lot yesterday and today. GNS science reported however today that : “Provisional analysis of the gas samples collected at the weekend indicates the presence of volcanic gas. Our historic sampling has

July 23, 2012

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Volcano alert level raised for Mt. Tongariro volcano, New Zealand

On July 20, 2012, GeoNet raised the Volcano Alert Level at Mt. Tongariro, New Zealand after a series of quakes beneath the volcanic complex. The Aviation Color Code is now at Yellow and Volcanic Alert Code at 1. Small volcanic earthquakes have been recorded beneath...

July 20, 2012