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Steam explosion at Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

A small steam explosion at 05:40 UTC on June 2, 2019 (21:40 AKDT June 1) was detected at Great Sitkin volcano in local seismic data, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. No corresponding signal was seen in regional infrasound data or cloudy satellite...

June 02, 2019

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Possible fissure eruption at Erta Ale volcano, Ethiopia

A new fissure eruption is possibly taking place at lower ESE flank of Ethiopian Erta Ale volcano. The news was brought to our attention by volcanologist Tom Pfeiffer of Volcano Discovery on May 30, 2019. Their expedition leader reported an explosion in the Danakil...

May 31, 2019

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Etna producing large lava flows, amazing night-time show, Italy

The new eruptive phase of Etna volcano which started early May 30, 2019 (UTC) appears to be intensifying. Large lava flows are descending down its flanks, resulting in amazing night-time imagery. The eruption started with two new fissures opening on the northern and...

May 31, 2019

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New high-level eruption at Agung volcano, Indonesia

A new high-level eruption took place at Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia at 03:42 UTC (11:42 local time) on May 31, 2019. According to the Darwin VAAC, a high-level eruption was observed on webcam and satellite imagery to an estimated height of 9.1 km (30 000 feet)...

May 31, 2019

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New eruption near the summit of Etna volcano, Italy

A new eruption has started near the summit of Etna volcano, Italy early May 30, 2019 (UTC). "Two new eruptive fissures have opened early May 30, 2019, on the northern and southeastern sides of the New Southeast Crater, producing modest strombolian activity and...

May 30, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 22 - 28, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from May 22 - 28, 2019. Ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Colima, Mexico | Hakoneyama, Honshu (Japan) | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island (Russia) | Sinabung, Indonesia. Ongoing activity:...

May 29, 2019

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High-level eruption at Sinabung volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

A high-level eruption took place at the Indonesian Sinabung volcano at 19:53 UTC on May 24, 2019 (02:53 LT, May 25). The Tokyo VAAC reported discrete eruption of volcanic ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption lasted just over 7 minutes. It came...

May 25, 2019

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Strong eruption at Agung volcano, several flights canceled - Bali, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again on Friday, May 24, 2019, ejecting ash up to 4.5 km (15 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption took place at 11:23 UTC (19:23 WITA) and lasted for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. The Darwin VAAC said volcanic ash was observed on...

May 24, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 15 - 21, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from May 15 - 21, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 20 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Azumayama, Honshu (Japan) | Hakoneyama, Honshu (Japan) | Pavlof, United States | Sangay, Ecuador |...

May 24, 2019

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Alert Level raised for Hakoneyama volcano, Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) raised Alert Level for Hakoneyama volcano from Level 1 to Level 2 at 17:15 UTC on May 18 (02:15 JST on May 19). The last magmatic eruptive activity at this volcano took place about 2 900 years ago. The volcano is located in...

May 19, 2019

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Amazing view of new eruption at Agung volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian Agung volcano erupted again at 18:08 UTC on May 17, 2019 (02:08 LT, May 18), ejecting ash up to 7.6 km (25 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is Red. The Darwin VAAC estimated volcanic ash height at 7.6 km (25 000 feet) a.s.l. based on...

May 17, 2019

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Newly forming underwater volcano discovered near Mayotte, source of intense earthquake swarm

Attempts to understand the reason behind the intense volcano-seismic crisis affecting Mayotte since May 2018 have finally resulted in a solid answer - the discovery of newly forming underwater volcano. The volcano is located 50 km (31 miles) east of the Petite-Terre...

May 17, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 8 - 14, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes from May 8 - 14, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Sangay, Ecuador | Sinabung, Indonesia. Ongoing activity: Agung, Bali...

May 17, 2019

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Vigorous steam plume at Pavlof volcano, alerts raised, Alaska

Low-frequency seismic tremor and vigorous steam plume have been observed at Pavlof volcano, Alaska over the past 2 days, forcing the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) to raise the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level to Yellow/Advisory on May 15, 2019. The...

May 16, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Agung ejects ash up to 5.5 km a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red

Indonesian Mount Agung experienced another moderately strong eruption at 14:29 UTC on May 12, 2019, ejecting volcanic ash up to 5.5 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. The eruption lasted 2 minutes and 16 seconds, with a maximum amplitude of 25 mm. The Aviation Color...

May 13, 2019

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Pressure building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago

Pressure is building up under Piparo mud volcano, Trinidad and Tobago, rising fears another eruption is imminent. Geologists said active changes have also been observed on the surface and subsurface of volcanic vents which erupted 22 years ago, killing livestock and...

May 13, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 1 - 7, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes from May 1 - 7, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Colima, Mexico | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Sinabung,...

May 09, 2019