Volcanoes

5weekly volc report_(1)

Active volcanoes in the world: January 11 - 17, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between January 11 and 17, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Ebeko, Paramushir...

January 19, 2017

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Bogoslof ejects ash more than 9.5 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Alaska

Alaskan Bogoslof volcano erupted again at about 22:20 UTC on January 18, 2017, following an approximately 20-minute-long increase in seismic activity. The cloud it ejected is presumably more ash-rich than others in current eruptive sequence. Alaska Volcano...

January 19, 2017

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Very strong explosion at Colima volcano, Mexico

After three moderate to large explosions over the past 10 days, Mexico's Colima volcano experienced another strong explosion at 06:27 UTC (00:27 CST) on January 18, 2017. The eruption spewed volcanic ash up to 4 km (13 123 feet) above the crater. Ashfall was...

January 18, 2017

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Activity at Indonesian Mount Sinabung remains high

Volcanic activity at Indonesian Mount Sinabung remains high. Late Monday, January 16, 2017, the volcano spewed ash up to 5.5 km (18 000 feet) above sea level and produced a large pyroclastic flow, reminding everybody why tens of thousands nearby residents had to be...

January 17, 2017

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New eruption at Lopevi volcano, Alert Level raised to 3

A new eruption is underway at Vanuatu's Lopevi volcano and the Alert Level was raised to 3 (of 5) on Friday, January 13, 2017. At 01:00 UTC today, pilot reports confirmed volcanic plume to 3 km (10 000 feet) above sea level. The last known eruption of this...

January 13, 2017

2weekly volc report_(1)

Active volcanoes in the world: January 4 - 10, 2017

New activity/unrest was observed at 6 volcanoes between January 4 and 10, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Ebeko, Paramushir...

January 12, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: December 28, 2016 - January 3, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between December 28, 2016 and January 3, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest:Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) |...

January 05, 2017

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New eruption at Bogoslof, Aviation Color Code remains Red

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports another explosion took place at Bogoslov volcano today. The volcanic ash cloud may have reached as high as 10 km (33 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption took place at 06:18 UTC on January 4, 2017, but there are no...

January 04, 2017

bright meteor streaks over turrialba volcano costa rica december 28 2016

Rare sight: Meteor streaks over erupting Turrialba volcano

Two forces of nature have combined on December 28, 2016, and brought us a rare view of a bright meteor streaking seemingly low over the erupting Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica. The event occurred at 04:22 UTC on December 28 (22:22 local time on December 27),...

December 30, 2016

1weekly volc report_(1)

Active volcanoes in the world: December 21 - 27, 2016

New activity was reported for 5 volcanoes between December 21 and 27, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 8 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Ebeko, Paramushir Island...

December 29, 2016

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Bulusan volcano erupts, sends ash 3.6 km a.s.l., Philippines

Bulusan volcano generated a phreatic eruption at 06:40 UTC (14:40 PHT) on December 29, 2016. The eruption sent volcanic ash plume up to 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, the Tokyo VAAC reported at 07:41 UTC. The event was recorded as an explosion-type earthquake...

December 29, 2016

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Fourth explosive eruption at Bogoslov volcano, Alaska

Bogoslof volcano in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska remains in a state of elevated unrest following the fourth explosive eruption since the current eruptive sequence began on December 21, 2016. Retrospective analysis of seismic, infrasound, and satellite data...

December 27, 2016

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Campi Flegrei showing signs of reawakening, Italy

A new study suggests that Campi Flegrei, a volcano in the metropolitan area of Naples, one of the most densely inhabited areas in the world, may be near a critical pressure point which would reawaken it from its, almost 500 years long, sleep. In the course of a new...

December 22, 2016

22weekly volc report_(1)

Active volcanoes in the world: December 14 - 20, 2016

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between December 14 and 20, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Colima, Mexico |...

December 22, 2016

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Unexpected, powerful eruption of Bogoslof volcano, Alaska

An unexpected, powerful eruption of Bogoslof volcano, Alaska occurred at about 00:35 UTC on December 21, 2016. The eruption lasted about 30 minutes and sent volcanic ash to an estimated altitude of 10.3 km (34 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was...

December 21, 2016

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New eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Russia

Kamchatka's Bezymianny volcano erupted at 05:20 UTC on December 15, 2016, sending a gas-steam plume containing small amount of ash up to 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is on Orange since December 13. KVERT warns stronger explosions...

December 15, 2016

6weekly volc report_(1)

Active volcanoes in the world: December 7 - 13, 2016

Between December 7 and 13, new activity was reported for 5 volcanoes. Ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/unrest: Bezymianny, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Copahue, Central Chile-Argentina border | Ebeko, Paramushir...

December 15, 2016