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Vanuatu Volcanic Alert Level (VVAL)

Lvl.0Normal
Lvl.1Signs of Volcanic Unrest
Lvl.2Major unrest
Lvl.3Minor eruption
Lvl.4Moderate eruption
Lvl.5 Very large eruption
Bulletin N°11 - Ambae Activity
VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°11 - AMBAE ACTIVITY
Wednesday, December 14th 2016

AMBAE VOLCANO 
15°24’0”S 167°50’0”E Summit 4908ft (1496m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2
 

The Alert Level for Ambae volcano remains at Level 2.

This means that the volcanic activity is in the major unrest stage. At this alert level, the volcanic activity is likelihood to decrease or increase at any time. The area of risk is around every Manaro lakes.

 

Thus approaching the volcano is not safe; it would be safer to view the volcano far away from these lakes to avoid volcanic gases, ashes and any other volcano activity impacts. Therefore, all communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies  have to seriously consider this information.

 

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


For further information, please contact Geohazards office at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department