The volcanic eruption is happening in the caldera area.
VMGD Observations and seismic data analysis on 15 December 2018 have confirmed an intra-caldera flank eruption near Marum crater.
The activity consists of ongoing lava flows and lava fountains with ash and gas emissions.
VMGD stated that people from Ambrym and neighbouring islands may view volcanic ash and/or gas plumes and hear volcanic explosions. This is a small-scale eruption
VMGD says the Alert Level for Ambrym volcano has been at the Level 2 since 7 December 2017.