Volcanic alert level raised at Whakaari – White Island, New Zealand after earthquake swarm releases record amount of gas

Scientists have raised the Volcanic Alert Level at Whakaari – White Island to level 2, following moderate unrest on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.  The island off the Bay of Plenty presents a greater likelihood of erupting as increased level of volcanic gases have been measured. Meanwhile the earthquake swarm continues. GNS Science volcano information specialist Brad Scott said the … Continue reading Volcanic alert level raised at Whakaari – White Island, New Zealand after earthquake swarm releases record amount of gas