Volcanoes

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At least 13 killed, 57 injured after massive eruption at Semeru volcano, Indonesia

At least 13 people have been killed and 57 others injured after powerful eruption of Semeru volcano in the Indonesian province of East Java on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Unfortunately, the death toll is expected to rise. Saturday's eruption produced deadly...

December 05, 2021

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High-level eruption at Semeru volcano, ash to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at Semeru volcano, East Java, Indonesia at around 08:20 UTC on Saturday, December 4, 2021. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. The eruption comes just two days after a high-level eruption at Sangay volcano, Ecuador.1 At 09:20...

December 04, 2021

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Eruption of Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia

Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia erupted around 08:00 LT on December 3, 2021, spreading mud over an area of approximately 2 ha (4.9 acres). According to media reports, the eruption lasted less than 5 minutes with a maximum height of mud jet about 15 m...

December 03, 2021

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Ice sheet in Grímsvötn subsided 17 m (55.8 feet) in 9 days, Iceland

The ice sheet in Grímsvötn has subsided about 17 m (55.8 feet) from November 24 to December 2, 2021. This is about 9 days since it started subsiding and running water began to break its way under the glacier. The Meteorological Office's hydrologists...

December 03, 2021

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Major explosive event at Sangay volcano, ash to possibly 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Ecuador

A major explosive event was registered at Sangay volcano, Ecuador at 09:03 on December 2, 2021. The Washington VAAC is reporting volcanic ash rising up to possibly 15.2 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. Consequently, there is a possibility of ashfall in the areas...

December 02, 2021

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Ice sheet at Grímsvötn subsided almost 10 m (33 feet), Iceland

The GPS meter in Grímsvötn shows that the ice cap continues to descend and it has sunk almost 9.87 m (32.4 feet) since it was measured highest on November 24, 2021, the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) reports. Running water has now appeared in...

December 01, 2021

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Sudden phreatic eruption at Pinatubo volcano, Philippines

A sudden phreatic eruption took place at Pinatubo volcano, Philippines between 04:09 and 04:13 UTC (12:09 - 12:13 PHT) on November 30, 2021. The Tokyo VAAC reported a possible eruption at the volcano with ash observed rising up to 13.4 km (44 000 feet) above sea...

November 30, 2021

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Submarine eruption at Iliwerung volcano, Indonesia

A new submarine eruption started at Iliwerung volcano, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia at 13:52 UTC (21:52 WITA) on November 28, 2021, and lasted about 1 hour. As a result, the Alert Level was raised from 1 (Normal) to 2 (Alert) at 02:00 UTC on November 29. The...

November 29, 2021

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Ice sheet in Grímsvötn subsiding, could lead to an eruption, Iceland

The Scientific Advisory Board for the Civil Defense met on November 24, 2021, to discuss changes measured at Grímsvötn. GPS measurements are showing that the ice sheet has started subsiding which indicates that a flood from Grímsvötn is...

November 25, 2021

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Short-lived phreatomagmatic bursts at Taal volcano, Philippines

Three short-lived phreatomagmatic bursts, lasting between 1 and 5 minutes, were recorded at Taal volcano, Philippines on November 22, 2021, ejectnig plumes up to 1.5 km (4 900 feet) above the crater. The volcano remains at Alert Level 2 (Increased Unrest). In 24...

November 23, 2021

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State of crisis and regional emergency declared for the island of Vulcano, Italy

The Sicilian government has declared a state of crisis and regional emergency for the island of Vulcano. The decision was made on November 19, 2021, due to increased volcanic activity at the volcano. The declaration will allow activation of all the necessary...

November 21, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 10 - 16, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from November 10 to 16, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Turrialba, Costa Rica. Ongoing activity: Aira, Kyushu...

November 18, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: Novemeber 3 - 9, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from November 3 to 9, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea |...

November 11, 2021

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New lava delta forming at La Palma, over 2 600 homes destroyed since the start of eruption, Canary Islands

New lava flows produced by the eruption at Cumbre Vieja, La Palma, Canary Islands reached the ocean near Los Guirres at 18:00 UTC on November 9, 2021, forming a new lava delta. As of 07:14 UTC on November 9, lava flows were extending across 999.6 ha (2 470 acres),...

November 10, 2021

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Increased gas emissions at White Island volcano, volcanic fog (VOG) produced, New Zealand

Recent gas and observation flights at Whakaari / White Island show increases in gas emissions and lake level. The volcano occasionally emits traces of volcanic ash and remains in a state of moderate to heightened unrest. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2...

November 09, 2021

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Powerful explosive event at Karymsky volcano, ash up to 10.5 km (34 500 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A powerful explosive event started at the Russian Karymsky volcano, Kamchatka at 07:30 UTC on November 3, 2021, ejecting ash up 9.5 km (31 200 feet) and then up to 10.5 km (34 500 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange. Satellite data...

November 05, 2021

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 27 - November 2, 2021

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes from October 27 to November 2, 2021. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 19 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Ulawun, New Britain (Papua New Guinea). Ongoing...

November 04, 2021