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Ruapehu Volcanic Alert Levels

The current status of Ruapehu. Volcanic Alert Bulletins are issued whenever there is a significant change in volcanic activity in New Zealand. The Volcanic Alert Level and Aviation Colour Code are set to reflect the status of the volcano.

Volcanic Alert Level: 2
Volcanic Activity: Moderate to heightened volcanic unrest.
Most Likely Hazards: Volcanic unrest hazards, potential for eruption hazards.
Aviation Colour Code: YELLOW
Status: Volcano is experiencing signs of elevated unrest above known background levels.

Ruapehu Drums

Showing seismic activity over the last 24 hours.

Ruapehu Cameras

Showing the most recent images from our cameras.