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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 31 - November 6, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 2 volcanoes between October 31 and November 6, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island (Russia)....

November 08, 2018

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New eruption at Planchón-Peteroa volcano, first since 2011, Chile

A small explosive eruption took place at Planchón-Peteroa volcano in Chile at 13:23 UTC (10:24 local time) on November 7, 2018. This is the first eruption of this volcano since 2011. The eruption sent volcanic ash up to 4.2 km (14 000 feet) above sea level,...

November 07, 2018

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Fuego volcano enters new eruptive phase, Guatemala

Guatemalan Fuego volcano has entered its 4th eruptive phase of the year on November 6, 2018. The volcano experienced weak to moderate explosions, with ash plumes rising up to 4 800 m (15 700 feet) above sea level and traveling 12 - 15 km (7 - 9 miles) to the west...

November 07, 2018

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Salton Buttes lava domes: Mud volcano threatens railroad track and state highway, California

One of the mud geysers near the town of Niland, California's Imperial County, is growing rapidly, threatening nearby railroad track and state highway which may soon have to be closed. This area consists of a group of volcanoes in the Niland Field, known as...

November 02, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 24 - 30, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between October 24 and 30, 2018. Ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes during the same period. New activity/unrest: Ambae, Vanuatu | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Langila, New Britain (Papua New...

November 01, 2018

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Brief eruption at Ambae volcano, Vanuatu

Volcanic explosions were recorded at Vanuatu's Ambae volcano at 07:32 UTC (18:32 LT) on October 30, 2018. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2 and danger to direct safety to life for visitors and communities remains at 2 km (1.2 miles) radius around the...

October 30, 2018

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Eruptive events detected at Semisopochnoi, alerts raised to Orange/Watch, Alaska

Strong seismic tremor consistent with an eruption was recorded at Semisopochnoi volcano starting at 04:47 UTC (20:47 AKDT) on October 26, 2018. Satellite data through 05:00 UTC showed a small ash cloud at about 3.6 km (12 000 feet) above sea level, the Alaska...

October 28, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 17 - 23, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between October 17 and 23, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kerinci, Indonesia | Kuchinoerabujima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island...

October 25, 2018

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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