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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°1 - Ambae Activity
VANUATU VOLCANO ALERT BULLETIN N°1 -  AMBAE ACTIVITY
Tuesday, January 17th 2017

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 likely to remain at the same level for a while or decrease but this volcano activity could also increase at any time. The area of risk is within 3km around the volcano.

 

This is another reminder to all visitors to observe this volcano away from the area of risk  to avoid volcanic gases, ashes and any other volcano activity impacts.
All communities, villages, visitors and travel agencies have to seriously consider this information
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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