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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: September 5 - 11, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between September 5 and 11, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Veniaminof, United States. Ongoing activity:...

September 13, 2018

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Undersea eruption detected at Ioto (Iwo Jima), seawater shooting as high as 10 m (33 feet), Japan

Aerial photos taken on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, show sure signs of undersea volcanic eruption at Japanese Ioto volcano, former Iwo Jima. The volcano has been showing increased volcanic activity since the past weekend. JMA said Wednesday that photos taken by...

September 12, 2018

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Veniaminof continues erupting, lava flow observed, Alaska

Veniaminof volcano continues to erupt, feeding a lava flow confined to the ice-filled summit caldera, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reports. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2013. While no significant ash emissions were observed, elevated...

September 12, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 29 - September 4, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between August 29 and September 4, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea | Veniaminof, United States. Ongoing...

September 05, 2018

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Veniaminof volcano alert levels raised, the last eruption of this volcano took place in 2013, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) has raised the Aviation Color Code to Orange and the Volcano Alert Level to Watch for Veniaminof volcano at 21:29 UTC on September 4, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 2013. The decision to raise alerts...

September 05, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 22 - 28, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between August 22 and 28, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Manam, Papua New Guinea | Merapi, Central Java...

August 29, 2018

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High-impact eruption at Manam volcano, 2 000 people flee from lava flows, ash up to 15 km a.s.l., PNG

A powerful eruption took place at PNG's Manam volcano at 20:00 UTC, August 24, 2018 (06:00 local time, August 25). This sudden, high-impact eruption sent volcanic ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level and produced lava flows that forced 2 000 villagers...

August 26, 2018

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New eruptive activity at Etna's New Southeast Crater, Italy

New eruptive activity started at Etna's New Southeast Crater on August 23, 2018 and continued into August 24. The eruption began after seismic network detected a sharp increase in seismicity under the volcano at around 18:30 UTC (20:30 local time). The tremor...

August 24, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 15 - 21, 2018

New activity-unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between August 15 and 21, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Merapi, Central...

August 23, 2018

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Lull in activity at Kilauea volcano continues, sulfur dioxide emissions drastically reduced

The lull in activity at Kīlauea Volcano continues. HVO lowered the Alert Level for ground-based hazards from WARNING to WATCH, on August 17, but the Aviation Color Code remains at Orange. The summit has been quiet since the last collapse event on August 2. This...

August 20, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 8 - 14, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between August 8 and 14, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Nevados de Chillan, Chile |...

August 16, 2018

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Threat of powerful eruption at Kuchinoerabu volcano prompts evacuations, Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency raised the alert level for the Kuchinoerabu volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture from 2 to second highest level of 4 at 01:30 UTC (10:30 JST) on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. This volcano is located on the Kuchinoerabu Island in southwestern...

August 15, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 1 - 7, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between August 1 and 7, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 10 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Nevados de Chillan, Chile |...

August 09, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 25 - 31, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between July 25 - 31, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Rincon de la Vieja, Costa...

August 02, 2018

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Ambae fully evacuating again as heavy ash continues blanketing the island, Vanuatu

Ambae is being fully evacuated again for the second time since September 2017 as heavy ash continues blanketing the island. The possibility that the Ambae volcano activity escalates to the level of moderate eruption is now moderate to high. Vanuatu officials ordered...

July 27, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 18 - 24, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes between July 18 and 24, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asamayama, Honshu (Japan) | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Krakatau, Indonesia | Nishinoshima, Japan |...

July 26, 2018

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Major increase in SO2 and ash emissions at Ambae volcano, alert raised, Vanuatu

A major increase in SO2 emissions was observed at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano over the past couple of days, with levels similar to those measured in early April when much of the island was devastated by ashfall. Volcanic alert level for the volcano was raised to...

July 25, 2018