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Latest volcano news:
Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
Occasional weak explosions continue at the New SE crater: two very small events were observed today at 03:45 and 04:05 (local time). [more]
Monday, Apr 21, 2014
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): (21 Apr) A new explosion occurred at the volcano early yesterday morning (Sun, 20 April), at around 4:25 am local time. VAAC Darwin reported an ash plume rising to approx. 30-35,000 ft (9-11 km) altitude and drifting NWN, and raised the aviation alert level to red. ... [more]
Activity at the volcano continues to be elevated and increased yesterday, prompting INSIVUMEH to issue a special bulletin yesterday, in which the agency warns that a possible new paroxysm could occur in the near future. ... [more]
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]