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Latest volcano news:
Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
A relatively strong ash emission was reported from last night (19:00 local time), inferred by seismic and infrared data. ... [more]
Etna's New SE crater and the team of VolcanoDiscovery in Italy (aka OPEC) and elsewhere wishes you a Happy Easter! [more]
INETER reported that the shore of Lake Managua retreated in some areas close to the epicenters of the recent earthquakes. Residents from the area Xiloá-Apoyeque, located about 2 km east of Comarca el Marañonal (at km 17 on the Xiloá highway) observed that the beach retreated for 16 meters on a strech of 500 m length. ... [more]
Volcanic activity worldwide 18 Apr 2014: Fuego, Ubinas, Sinabung, Nishino-shima, Santa María / Sant...
Friday, Apr 18, 2014
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): SVERT reported that on 13 April satellite images over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, detected steam-and-gas emissions. Cloud cover obscured views on the other days during 9-15 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 9-15 April 2014) ... [more]
Moderate to strong explosions continue at the volcano with ash plumes rising almost 1 km above the crater. ... [more]
A possible explosive eruption occurred this morning; VAAC detected an ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude drifting east from the volcano. This could have been caused by a stronger phreato-magmatic explosion (sea water coming in contact with magma). [more]
The latest report by Peru's Institute of Geophysics (IGP) issued a series of recommendations to authorities, among which to raise the alert level to orange, given that activity has gradually increased and is now comparable to the eruption during 2006. ... [more]
A pyroclastic flow occurred yesterday afternoon (17:40 WIB) at the volcano. Most likely, it was triggered by a partial collapse of the steep lava tongue that had been emplaced on its southern flank during the past months. ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014