Ruapehu , New Zealand : The Volcanic Alert level for Mt Ruapehu has been lowered from Level 2 to Level 1.

Ruapehu , New Zealand : The Volcanic Alert level for Mt Ruapehu has been lowered from Level 2 to Level 1.

VOLCANIC ALERT BULLETIN: RUA – 2016/07 10:30 am Tuesday 5 July 2016 Alert Status: Mt Ruapehu Volcano Volcanic Alert Level 1 (change from Level 2) Aviation Colour Code: Green (change from Yellow) The Volcanic Alert level for Mt Ruapehu has been lowered from Level…

Waimangu Geothermal Area, New Zealand : Small hydrothermal eruption at Waimangu: Mud Rift reactivates.

Waimangu Geothermal Area, New Zealand : Small hydrothermal eruption at Waimangu: Mud Rift reactivates.

Small hydrothermal eruption at Waimangu: Mud Rift reactivates Around May 17-20 the Mud Rift feature at Waimangu Geothermal area erupted. The Mud Rift is a 36 m long, 5-6 m wide and 15 m deep geothermal vent in Raupo Pond Crater, one of the…

Ruapehu , New Zealand : Mt Ruapehu remains in a state of heightened volcanic unrest.

Ruapehu , New Zealand : Mt Ruapehu remains in a state of heightened volcanic unrest.

Mt Ruapehu remains in a state of heightened volcanic unrest. The temperature of the summit Crater Lake has declined from 46 ºC and is now 32 ºC. Moderate levels of volcanic tremor continue. Further gas measurements and water samples were collected last week from…