TERRIBLE TODAY: VOLCANO WARNING RAISED FOR NEW ZEALAND'S TAUPO VOLCANO AFTER MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE
Terrible Today: Volcano warning raised for New Zealand's Taupo Volcano after massive earthquake
The alert level at New Zealand's Taupo volcano was raised to Level 1 for the first time on Tuesday. While this is the first time a volcano alert has been raised to Level 1, this is not the first volcanic riot at Taupo, said GeoNet, which provides geological hazard information for Zealand. New.
There have been 17 previous riot episodes over the last 150 years. Some of them were more severe than what we are currently observing in Taupo," said a GeoNet statement. GNS Science Volcanology Team Leader Nico Fournier said neither of these episodes, or many others would have occurred over the last 1,800 years before written records were kept. , ended in an eruption, the Xinhua news agency reported.