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Ambrym volcano
shield volcano 1334 m (4,377 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.25°S / 168.12°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Ambrym volcano eruptions:
1774, 1820(?), 1863, 1870(?), 1871, 1883, 1884, 1886, 1888, 1894, 1898, 1908, 1909(?), 1910, 1912, 1913, 1915, 1929, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1967, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977 (2x), 1979 (2x), 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2006, 2008, 2009 -ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Effusive, formation of lava lakes
Last earthquakes nearby
Ambrym volcano tours
The Volcanoes of Ambrym - the Grand Traverse (11-day volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours)
Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea (15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)

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Ambrym volcano news:

Ambrym volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION AT 17/02Z OBS VA DTG: 17/0253Z

Mon, 17 Dec 2018, 03:15
03:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 03:02 UTC, 17/12/18 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181217/0302Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: AMBRYM 257040
PSN: S1615 E16807
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1334M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/11
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: LOW LEVEL ERUPTION AT 17/02Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/0253Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 S1600 E16800 - S1630 E16800 - S1630
E16830 - S1600 E16830 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0853Z SFC/FL110 S1600 E16800 - S1630
E16800 - S1630 E16830 - S1600 E16830 - S1600 E16800
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1453Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/2053Z NO VA EXP
RMK: HIGHT AND EXTENT BASED ON NADI 17/00Z SOUNDING AND GFS
MODEL WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181217/0902Z

Previous news
Tue, 23 Oct 2018, 09:06
Lava fountain from Benbow's lava lake (image: Yashmin Chebli / VolcanoDiscovery)
A small group on our latest Vanuatu Volcano Expedition observed 3 active lava lakes in Ambrym volcano. Expedition leader volcanologist Yashmin Chebli reported from their visit during the first week of Oct 2018 (link to pictures): ... read all
Mon, 6 Aug 2018, 06:41
The active lava lake in Benbow's crater on Ambrym volcano in July 2018 (image: Yashmin Chebli / VolcanoDiscovery)
The activity of Ambrym volcano remains intense with three active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters. Our expedition leader Yashmin Chebli was on the volcano last week and reports: ... read all
 

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