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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 10 - 16, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 8 volcanoes between October 10 and 16, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Cuicocha, Ecuador | Gamalama, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island...

October 18, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 3 - 10, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 8 volcanoes between October 3 and 9, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Barren Island, Andaman Islands (India) | Cuicocha, Ecuador | Gamalama, Halmahera (Indonesia)...

October 10, 2018

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Eruption at Manam volcano ejects ash to 10.4 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code raised to Red, P.N.G.

A discrete emission of volcanic ash to a height of 10.4 km (34 000 feet) above sea level took place at Manam volcano, Papua New Guinea around 12:48 UTC, October 5, 2018. The eruption does not seem to be ongoing, the Darwin VAAC said 14:17 UTC. Volcanic ash cloud...

October 05, 2018

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Phreatic eruption at Mount Gamalama, Indonesia

A new phreatic eruption took place at Mount Gamalama volcano, Halmahera, Indonesia at 02:52 UTC on October 4, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2016. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level. Ash column with...

October 04, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 26 - October 2, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between September 26 and October 2, During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Langila, New Britain (Papua New Guinea) | Piton de la Fournaise,...

October 04, 2018

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High levels of seismicity at Kick em' Jenny submarine volcano, Grenada

High levels of seismicity are being detected at Grenada's Kick em’ Jenny submarine volcano, the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center (UWI SRC) reports. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on March 29, 2017. Since the episode...

October 03, 2018

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Strong eruption of Mount Soputan in Sulawesi after deadly M7.5 earthquake and tsunami, Indonesia

Mount Soputan in North Sulawesi erupted early Wednesday, October 3, 2018, producing volcanic ash column up to 6.8 km (22 000 feet) above sea level. Authorities have increased the Alert Level from 2 to 3 (of 4), warning residents not to approach within 4 - 6.5 km...

October 03, 2018

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September was a month of hydrothermal activity at Yellowstone

September was a month of hydrothermal activity at Yellowstone, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said in their monthly update released October 1, 2018. Steamboat geyser experienced water eruptions on September 1, 7, 12, 17, 24, and 30, bringing the total number of...

October 01, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 19 - 25, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between September 19 and 25, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ketoi, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Sarychev...

September 26, 2018

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Mud volcano erupts in Haradag district of Baku, Azerbaijan

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Ecology, a mud volcano erupted in Haradag district of Baku in Azerbaijan on September 23, 2018. The eruption started during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 23 and it still continues, the ministry said...

September 24, 2018

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Intense eruption continues at Krakatau, alert level remains at 2 of 4, Indonesia

Mount Anak Krakatau erupted 56 times on Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported September 23. The alert level remains at Level II (Waspada/Caution). Thick black smoke produced by the eruptions rose up o 200 -...

September 23, 2018

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Possible eruption at Ketoi volcano, last confirmed eruption was in 1960, Kuril Islands

Tokyo VAAC reported a possible eruption took place at Ketoi stratovolcano in Russia's Kuril Islands at 23:30 UTC on September 20, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1960. Volcanic ash was not identifiable in satellite imagery and there was no...

September 21, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 12 - 18, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between September 12 and 18, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ioto, Japan | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Sarychev Peak, Matua...

September 19, 2018

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Semisopochnoi volcano alert level raised, its previous eruptions were in 1987 and 1873, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the Aviation Color Code for Semisopochnoi stratovolcano to Yellow and the Volcano Alert Level to Advisory on September 16, 2018. This is the largest subaerial volcano of the western Aleutians. It's 20 km (12.4 miles) wide at...

September 17, 2018

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Alert level raised Azumayama volcano, last eruption was in 1977, Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the alert level for Azumayama volcano from level 1 to level 2 on September 15, 2018. The alert was raised to 1 on September 9, 2018. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1977 (VEI 1). The alert level was raised at...

September 15, 2018

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New eruption at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

A new eruption started at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion during the early morning hour of September 15, 2018. The eruption followed a seismic crisis that started at 04:45 UTC (01:45 local time) today. Seismicity was accompanied by rapid deformation. Volcanic tremor...

September 15, 2018

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Huge amounts of gas emanating from Katla volcano, charging for eruption, Iceland

Huge amounts of volcanic gas are emanating from the Katla volcano since at least October 2016, leading researchers to believe this huge volcano under Mýrdalsjökull glacier in Iceland is charging up for a new eruption. The last known eruption of this...

September 14, 2018