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Bulletin N°3- Tanna Activity
VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°3- TANNA ACTIVITY
Thursday, March 31st 2016

TANNA VOLCANO 
19°32’0”S 169°26’30”E Summit 1184ft (361m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2
 

The Alert Level for Tanna Volcano remains at Level 2.
This means that the Yasur activity has changed. Explosions become intense, volcanic bombs may fall in and/or around the crater and volcanic gas and ashes can also affect some villages. The area of risk remains around the volcanic crater and in areas expose to trade winds.

 

This is another reminder to all visitors to observe this volcano away from the crater rim to avoid volcano activity related impacts.
All communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies have to seriously consider this information.

 

The Department of Meteorology and Geohazards will continue to closely monitor this volcano activity. More information will be provided accordingly when necessary.


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Bulletin N°3 - Ambae Activity

 VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°3 - AMBAE ACTIVITY

Thursday, March 31st 2016

AMBAE VOLCANO 
15°24’0”S 167°50’0”E Summit 4908ft (1496m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 1
 

The Alert Level for Ambae volcano remains at Level 1.

This means that the volcanic activity remains unrest. The area of risk is around the Manaro Voui crater lake.

 

This is another reminder to all visitors to view the volcano far away from this Crater Lake to avoid volcanic gases and any other volcano activity impacts. All communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies have to seriously consider this information.


The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department will continue to closely monitor this volcano activity. More information will be provided accordingly when necessary.

 

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Bulletin N°3- Ambrym Activity
VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°3- AMBRYM ACTIVITY
Thursday, March 31st 2016

AMBRYM VOLCANO
16°15'00"S 168°07'00"E, Summit Elevation 4377ft (1334m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2


The Alert Level for Ambrym Volcano remains at Level 2.

This means that the volcanic activity is still not stable. At this alert level the volcanic activity is likely to increase or decrease at any time from any of the active craters of Benbow and Marum (including Maben-Mbwelesu, Niri-Mbwelesu and Mbwelesu) but it could also remain at the same level for a longtime. The area of risk remains in the caldera.


This is another reminder to all visitors to observe this volcano away from the Danger Zone, about 1 Km radius from Benbow, 2.7 radius from Marum up to 5.5 Km radius in the South East area (see dashed Zone on the Map below) to avoid volcanic projectiles, gas, ashes and any other volcano activity related incidents. Volcanic gas and ashes can also affect villages expose to trade winds.
All communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies have to seriously consider this information.


The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department will continue to closely monitor this volcano activity. More information will be provided accordingly when necessary.

 

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Volcano Live Events
Live information on Vanuatu active volcanoes (volcano drums, cameras, bulletins, information, ...)
 

Tanna
Ambrym Ambae Lopevi Gaua
 
   Yasur Volcano, Tanna Island
 
   Volcano Alert Level: Level 2
 
 
   Volcano drums:
YASH Station Volcano cameras: YASH Station
Yasur drumplot


Yasur Webcam


 
 

 
Current Volcanic Activity

The table below shows the current alert level of Vanuatu's volcanoes. There is 2 differents types of volcano group, the frequently active volcanoes (Yasur, Lopevi, Ambrym) and the 'dormant' volcanoes (Ambae, Gaua, Vanua Lava).

Suretamatai, Vanua Lava
Suretamatai, Vanua Lava: Normal.
Mt Garet, Gaua
Mt Garet, Gaua: Signs of volcanic unrest.
Manaro Voui, Ambae
Manaro Voui, Ambae: Signs of volcanic unrest.
Marum & Bembow, Ambrym
Marum & Bembow, Ambrym: Major unrest.
Lopevi
Lopevi:Signs of volcanic unrest.
Yasur, Tanna
Yasur, Tanna: Major unrest.

 

Volcanic Activity Summary
Vanuatu Volcano
Current Alert Level
Manaro (Ambae)1
Marum & Benbow (Ambrym)2
Mt Garet (Gaua)1
Lopevi1
Yasur (Tanna)2
Suretamatai (Vanua Lava)0


This table shows the description of the NEW Vanuatu Volcanic Alert Level (VVAL).