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EarthUncutTV visits Anak Krakatau, documents changes to the island and surrounding region

James Reynolds of EarthUncutTV visited Anak Krakatau, Indonesia on January 10 and 11, 2019, documenting some of the dramatic changes to the island and the surrounding region after its recent eruptions and devastating tsunami on December 22. At least 431 people...

January 10, 2019

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Increased seismicity under Soufriere Guadeloupe volcano, West Indies

A sequence of volcanic earthquakes that began under Soufriere Guadeloupe volcano at 08:59 UTC, January 8, 2019, continues with 146 earthquakes since the beginning of the swarm, OVSG reported in its latest update issued January 9. The events are located at a depth...

January 10, 2019

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Eruption at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano, El Salvador

San Miguel volcano in El Salvador, also known as Chaparrastique, continues its eruptive process which started on January 3, 2019, emitting relatively small amounts of gas and ash up to 500 meters (1 640 feet) in height. Between 16:00 local time on January 7 and...

January 09, 2019

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Mud volcano erupts at New Zealand's Waimata Valley, North Island

A mud volcano started erupting at New Zealand's Waimata Valley, North Island, on December 15, 2018, covering about 1.2 ha (2.9 acres) of land in white mud and saline water. The initial eruption lasted 5 hours. According to Gisborne District Council, mud...

January 08, 2019

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Powerful eruption at Manam volcano, ash to 16.7 km (55 000 feet) a.s.l., P.N.G.

A powerful eruption started at Manam volcano, Papua New Guinea around 21:00 UTC on January 7, 2019. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Volcanic ash dissipated by 06:15 UTC, January 8. According to the Darwin VAAC, satellite imagery suggest volcanic ash...

January 08, 2019

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Intense eruption at Stromboli volcano, persistent explosions with high acoustic pressure and high puffing, Italy

Explosive activity at Italian Stromboli volcano intensified on January 5, 2019, especially in its northeastern vents where a new cinder cone is growing. Seismic signals suggesting fracturing in the summit zone of Stromboli volcano are being recorded since December...

January 06, 2019

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New cracks discovered at Anak Krakatau raise new landslide and tsunami fears, Indonesia

While volcanic activity continues at Indonesian Anak Krakatau, authorities said they've discovered new cracks running through the remaining island. The discovery raises fears that another potentially large-scale landslide and tsunami could be produced....

January 05, 2019

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Strombolian explosions resume at Villarrica volcano, Chile

Strombolian activity has resumed at Chilean Villarrica volcano on January 3, 2019. The Alert Level for the volcano remains at Green (1 of 4). Its last major eruption took place in 2015. According to the Villarrica Volcano Observation Project (POVI), strombolian...

January 04, 2019

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Spectacular explosions at Krakatoa volcano, Indonesia

Some of the most dramatic footage yet of the explosions on collapsed Anak Krakatau, where the vent now is under water and lets water interact violently with rising magma: so-called Surtseyan activity, a type of volcanic eruption that takes place in shallow seas or...

January 03, 2019

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Lewotolo volcano Alert Level raised, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the Alert Level for Lewotolo stratovolcano, East Nusa Tenggara from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1 - 4). The Aviation Color Code remains Yellow. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2012. The decision to raise the alert level...

January 02, 2019

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New eruptions at Anak Krakatau eject ash up to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Indonesia

New strong eruptions were reported at Anak Krakatau early January 2, 2019 (UTC) after several days of relative calm. According to the Darwin VAAC, ash plumes were observed rising up to 12 km (40 000 feet) and 15 km (50 000 feet) above sea level. Volcanic ash up to...

January 02, 2019

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Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 11 km (36 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A strong explosion took place at Sheveluch, one of the biggest volcanic structures in Kamchatka, Russia, late December 29 (UTC), 2018, forcing authorities to temporarily raise the Aviation Color Code to Red. According to video data, explosions sent ash up to 10 km...

December 30, 2018

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Sudden eruption at Mount Agung, ashfall reported around the volcano, Indonesia

A new eruption took place at Indonesian Mount Agung, Bali at 20:09 UTC on December 29, 2018 (04:09 WITA, December 30). Thin ashfall was reported in nearby communities. Alert Level remains at 3 (on a scale of 1 - 4) and the exclusion zone is currently stable at a...

December 30, 2018

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Short-lived explosion at Cleveland volcano, ash to 5.2 km (17 000 feet), Alaska

A short-lived explosion was detected at Cleveland volcano early December 29, 2018. Ash cloud was reported rising up to 5.2 km (17 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange since December 12. Local seismic sensors recorded a short-lived...

December 29, 2018

2018 volcanoes in review

2018 Volcanoes in Review

Thanks to Jake and Mari of the Grand Solar Minimum YouTube channel we have an excellent overview of all significant volcanic eruptions of the year. Out of an estimated 1 500 active volcanoes, on average 50 - 70 erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and...

December 29, 2018

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Explosive-extrusive eruption at Sheveluch volcano, Russia

A strong gas-steam activity accompanied by ash emission continues at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange. A gas-steam with ash plume is currently drifting NE of the volcano, KVERT reports. At 02:30 UTC, volcanic ash was...

December 27, 2018

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Phreatic eruptions at Mayon volcano, Philippines

Two phreatic eruption events were observed at 00:17 and 00:28 UTC (08:17 and 08:28 LT) on December 27, 2018. These events generated grayish to grayish white ash plume that rose 600 meters (2 000 feet) and 200 meters (650 feet) above the summit, respectively, before...

December 27, 2018