Mt Tongariro erupted just before midnight on Monday night, creating three new craters on its northern slopes.
Archive for August, 2012
An abrupt change at White Island in the Bay of Plenty at the end of July has continued, with the volcano now producing ash for the first time in more than a decade.
A period of relative quiet at White Island has ended, with increased gas emissions, an abrupt rise in the level of the crater lake and bursts of volcanic tremor.
A burst of light earthquake activity struck off the North Island’s eastern cape this evening.