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 remains at the same level for a while or decrease at any time but this volcano activity could also increase from any of the active craters of Benbow and Marum (including Maben-Mbwelesu, Niri-Mbwelesu and Mbwelesu). 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.
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May 31 , 2016. Marum , Ambrym Island , Vanuatu :
16°15’00″S , 168°07’00″E,
Summit Elevation 4377ft (1334m)
Current Vanuatu Volcano Alert Level: Level 2
Source : Geohazard
Photo : Georges Vitton