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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 14 - 20, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes from August 14 to 20, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asamayama, Honshu (Japan) | Semisopochnoi, United States | Shishaldin, Fox Islands (USA) |...

August 21, 2019

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Underwater eruption near Fonualei Island, Tonga

A new underwater eruption took place near Fonualei island in the Tonga archipelago on August 7, 2019. The eruption was first reported on August 7 when large clouds were observed 'on the horizon at the location of Fonualei volcano.' "The plume continued...

August 19, 2019

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Intense activity at Stromboli volcano, Italy

Intense effusive activity from numerous vents at Stromboli volcano in Italy has resumed again on August 18, 2019, after several days decreased activity. Frequent and often strong strombolian eruptions occur from several active vents in the crater terrace. Lava from...

August 19, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: August 7 - 13, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes from August 7 - 13, 2019. Ongoing activity was reported for 18 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Asamayama, Honshu (Japan) | Sarychev Peak, Matua Island (Russia) | Shishaldin, Fox Islands (USA) | Slamet, Central Java...

August 14, 2019

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Increased seismicity under Loki-Fögrufjöll volcano (Hamarinn), Iceland

Increased seismic activity is taking place under Iceland's Hamarinn volcano, a part of Bardarbunga volcanic system, also known as Loki-Fögrufjöll. The largest earthquakes over the past 48 hours were two M2.8 registered at a depth of 11 km (6.8 miles)...

August 14, 2019

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Major explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico

Seven moderate and two major explosions took place at Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano on August 13, 2019. Popocatepetl monitoring network detected 209 exhalations in 24 hours to 16:00 UTC on August 13, accompanied by steam, gas and ash emissions, and 496 minutes...

August 14, 2019

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Slamet volcano alert level raised, Central Java, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Slamet volcano in Central Java from 1 to 2 on August 9, 2019. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2014. The Center for Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation (PVMBG) raised the status of the volcano due...

August 09, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 31 - August 6, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 7 volcanoes from July 31 - August 6, 2019. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 19 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Awu, Sangihe Islands (Indonesia) | Karangetang, Siau Island (Indonesia) | Semisopochnoi,...

August 07, 2019

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Eruption at Asamayama volcano, alert level raised to 3 of 5, Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) has raised the volcanic alert level for Asamayama volcano from 2 to 3 of 5 following an eruption at 13:08 UTC (22:08 JST) on August 7, 2019. The volcano is located about 140 km (87 miles) NW of capital Tokyo. This volcano has...

August 07, 2019

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Six underwater volcanoes discovered near Sicily, Mediterranean Sea

Scientists have discovered a series of previously unknown volcanoes just off the coast of SW Sicily, Italy. The three northern volcanoes show a tuff cone-like morphology while the three most southern edifices have a truncated-conical shape. Ages of all newly...

August 06, 2019

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Eruption at Sabancaya volcano ejects ash up to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red, Peru

The latest report from the Instituto Geofísico del Perú​ (IGP) indicates volcanic ash is rising 9.4 km (31 000 feet) above sea level and moving SW, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported 20:10 UTC on August 5, 2019. The Aviation Color Code has been raised to...

August 05, 2019

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Major stratospheric eruption at Ulawun volcano, ash to 19.2 km (63 000 feet) a.s.l., P.N.G.

A high-level eruption with volcanic ash rising up to 7.62 km (25 000 feet) above sea level started at Ulawun volcano, Papua New Guinea at 01:50 UTC on August 3, 2019. Multispectral satellite imagery detected a new eruption to 15.2 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l. at 09:53...

August 03, 2019

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Veniaminof volcano alerts raised, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) raised alerts for Veniaminof volcano after pilot reports of steaming coincided with low-level tremor recorded at the volcano at 20:30 UTC (12:30 AKDT). These observations mark a departure from recent background activity - the...

August 02, 2019

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: July 24 - 30, 2019

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between July 24 - 30, 2019. Ongoing activity was reported for 13 volcanoes. New activity/unrest:Masaya, Nicaragua | Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Semisopochnoi, United States | Shishaldin, Fox...

August 01, 2019

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Increased explosive activity at Etna volcano, Aviation Color Code Red, Italy

Explosive activity has increased again at Etna's New Southeast Crater (NSEC) early July 27, 2019. INGV said their surveillance cameras showed gas emission from the base of the southern flank of NSEC, indicating that a new fissure has opened at the crater. The...

July 27, 2019

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Strong phreatic eruption at Tangkubanparahu, heavy ashfall reported, Indonesia

A strong phreatic eruption took place at Indonesian Tangkubanparahu volcano (also know as Tangkupan Perahu) early July 26, 2019. Two people have been injured and taken to hospital. Continuous eruption with volcanic ash rising up to 2.7 km (9 000 feet) above sea...

July 26, 2019

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Small-scale eruption at Asosan volcano, Japan

A small-scale eruption started at Asosan volcano, Japan at 22:57 UTC on July 25, 2019 (07:57 LT, July 26), producing an ash column up to 3 km (10 000 feet) above sea level. This is the latest in a series of small eruptions at the volcano that started on April 16,...

July 26, 2019