Articles tagged "tongariro"


Increased seismic activity detected around Ngauruhoe volcano, New Zealand

Seismic activity around Ngauruhoe, the highest peak of the Tongariro volcanic center, has increased above the typical background level, indicating minor volcanic unrest, GNS Science reports. The agency has raised the Volcanic Alert Level to level 1 (minor volcanic

March 24, 2015


Increased volcanic activity worldwide in late January 2013

Kamchatka's volcanoes continued with ongoing eruptions. KVERT reports that there are currently seven active volcanoes (orange alert) - Kizimen, Karymski, Shiveluch and Plosky Tolbachik at orange level and Bezymianny, Gorely and Klyuchevskoy at yellow level....

January 23, 2013


New Zealand: Vigorous hydrothermal activity at White Island, Tongariro in heightened state of unrest

White Island - Vigorous hydrothermal activity reportedIn GeoNet's Volcanic Alert Bulletin issued on January 22, 2013 GNS Science Volcanologist Brad Scott writes his report after visiting White Island on January 21st to assess the increased level of volcanic

January 22, 2013

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Scientists warn: Auckland, New Zealand is unprepared for volcanic eruption under the city

Scientists warned that Auckland is vulnerable to volcanic eruptions. During the last 250,000 years, Auckland's volcanoes have totally changed the Auckland landscape. The scientists used a variety of devices and models to explore in a new way the lava flows of

August 28, 2012

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Eruption of New Zealand's Mount Tongariro - updates and info

New Zealand’s Mount Tongariro erupted on August 6, 2012, spewing a cloud of ash over North Island, closing roads, and cancelling domestic flights. The Volcanic Alert Level for Tongariro was elevated from 1 to 2 and the Aviation Colour Code from yellow to red on

August 08, 2012