Volcanoes

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Mud flying everywhere - Geothermal mudpool opens in Rotorua backyard, New Zealand

A geothermal mudpool opened up behind a privately owned house in Rotorua, New Zealand at around 02:00 local time on June 25, 2019. The last geothermal activity in this area, with steam bursting from the bank, was reported in 2017. "There was mud flying...

June 26, 2019

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Major explosion at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A major explosion occurred at Stromboli volcano at 23:03 UTC on June 25, 2019, the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Osservatorio Etneo, reports. Video recorded by the surveillance cameras shows pyroclastic material has fallen onto the Sciara del...

June 26, 2019

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SO2 at historically high levels, White Island alert levels raised, New Zealand

A moderate volcanic unrest is taking place at New Zealand's White Island volcano (Whakaari), forcing authorities to raise the Volcanic Alert Level to 2 and Aviation Color Code to Yellow on June 26, 2019. "Our heightened monitoring of Whakaari as part of the...

June 26, 2019

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Violent phreatomagmatic eruption at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

A violent phreatomagmatic eruption took place at Anak Krakatau volcano, Indonesia at 02:09 UTC (09:09 LT) on June 25, 2019. The volcano continues to be restless. Most of the time, its crater is only steaming, but occasionally, strong steam-driven explosions, such as...

June 26, 2019

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Spectacular stratospheric eruption, volcanic ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l. - Ulawun, P.N.G.

Satellite imagery obtained 08:30 UTC, June 26, 2019 indicate an ongoing volcanic ash eruption to approximately 19.2 km (63 000 feet) above sea level extending in all directions, the Darwin VAAC reported 08:34 UTC. Volcanic ash to 13.4 km (44 000 feet) a.s.l....

June 26, 2019

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High-level eruption at Ulawun volcano - ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red, P.N.G.

A high-level eruption took place at Ulawun volcano, Papua New Guinea on June 26, 2019. The eruption started at about 22:00 UTC on June 25 after a few weeks of increased activity. Nearby villages were evacuated. The RVO reported increased seismicity at the volcano...

June 26, 2019

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New eruptive phase starts at Ubinas volcano, alert level raised, Peru

A new eruptive phase started at Ubinas volcano, Peru on June 24, 2019, following a seismic swarm detected since June 21. This is the first activity at the volcano since March 2017. Ash emissions mixed with gases and water vapor began at 12:18 UTC (07:18 LT), rising...

June 25, 2019

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M4.1 earthquake after seismic swarm ESE of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

A small seismic swarm took place ESE of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland from June 21 - 23, 2019. The seismicity then shifted NW of the volcano on June 24, with M3.3, M3.4 and M4.1. The Icelandic Met Office has detected numerous small earthquakes from June 19 to 23 ESE...

June 24, 2019

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Intense activity at Popocatepetl, volcanic ash to 7.6 km (25 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

A strong eruption took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico at 01:57 UTC on June 22 (20:57 local time, June 21). Incandescent fragments were thrown a short distance from the crater. Intense activity continued at Popocatepetl volcano on June 22 with a strong...

June 22, 2019

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Massive eruption at Raikoke volcano, ash to 13.1 km (43 000 feet) a.s.l., Sea of Okhotsk

A sudden, high-level eruption started at Raikoke volcano, Sea of Okhotsk, Kuril Islands, Russia at around 17:50 UTC on June 21, 2019. The last time this volcano erupted was back in 1924 (VEI 4). According to the Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash cloud rose up to 13.1 km (43...

June 22, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 12 - 18, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between June 12 and 18, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Pavlof, United States | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) |...

June 20, 2019

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Powerful eruptions at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico

Several significant eruptions took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico on June 17, 2019. The volcanic ash cloud rose up to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) above sea level. The first eruption started at 11:44 UTC (06:44 local time) followed by another one at 12:04 UTC (07:04...

June 18, 2019

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Small earthquake swarm under Teide volcano, Tenerife, Canary Islands

More than 500 long-period (LP) seismic events were detected under the SE flank of Teide volcano in Tenerife, Canary Islands on June 14, 2019, indicating the injection of magmatic fluids in the volcanic-hydrothermal system of Tenerife Island. The swarm took place...

June 17, 2019

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Strong eruption at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 9.8 km (32 000 feet), Mexico

A strong eruption took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico at 15:40 UTC (10:40 local time) on June 14, 2019. The volcanic ash cloud rose to an estimated height of 9.8 km (32 000 feet) above sea level, according to data provided by the Washington VAAC. In 24 hours...

June 15, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, ash to 9.1 km (30 000 feet), Indonesia

A strong eruption took place at Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia at 17:40 UTC on June 12, 2019. The eruptive pulse lasted 3 minutes and 53 seconds. Volcanic ash rose up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) above sea level, drifting southwest, according to data provided by Darwin...

June 12, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 5 - 11, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes from June 5 to 11, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Piton de la...

June 12, 2019

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Study determines Tatun Volcano and Guishan Island are active volcanoes, Taiwan

A long-term study carried out by Academia Sinica's Institute of Earth Sciences research team determined that Tatun group, north of Taipei City, and Guishan Island are active volcanoes. Assisted by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the team set up the...

June 10, 2019