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Ambae volcano hazards ahead of rainy season, Vanuatu

Eruptive activity at Aoba volcano, also known as Ambae, is continuing in the minor eruption state and the Alert Level for the volcano remains at Level 3, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department reported today and warned about hazards around the volcano...

November 02, 2017

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October seismicity in Yellowstone marked by the ongoing but waning swarm

The October 2017 seismicity in Yellowstone was marked by the ongoing but waning earthquake swarm north of West Yellowstone, MT, contributing 60 earthquakes to the existing catalog of 2 475 events located in the area since June, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory...

November 02, 2017

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 25 - 31, 2017

New/activity unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between October 25 and 31, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) | Sarychev Peak,...

November 01, 2017

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New strong explosion at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A new strong explosion took place at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 20:29 UTC on November 1, 2017, and lasted approximately 3 minutes. According to INGV Catania, the explosion was similar to that of October 23, 2017. "Surveillance camera image analysis showed that...

November 01, 2017

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Earthquake swarm near White Island unrelated to volcano, New Zealand

An earthquake swarm started near New Zealand's White Island volcano on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Over the next 3 days, GeoNet registered a total of 137 earthquakes, with the largest measuring M4.8 at a depth of 7 km (4.3 miles). "It's a swarm of...

November 01, 2017

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Mount Agung's alert level lowered to 3 (of 4), Bali, Indonesia

Following a drastic decrease in seismic activity since October 20, Indonesian authorities have lowered the alert status of Agung volcano to second-highest (3 of 4) on Sunday, October 29, 2017. The Aviation Color Code was also lowered, from Orange to Yellow. Some of...

October 30, 2017

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Largest earthquakes since 2014 - 15 eruption hit Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

Over the past 48 hours, the Bardarbunga volcanic complex has been hit by 18 earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 0.2 to 4.7, according to data provided by the Icelandic Met Office at 17:55 UTC, October 27, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started in...

October 27, 2017

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 18 - 24, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between October 18 and 24, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) | Tinakula, Solomon...

October 25, 2017

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Eruption continues at Tinakula, water contaminated, people living on coconuts

The Tinakula volcano in Solomon Islands continues erupting for the fifth day in a row after it burst into life October 20, 2017. Heavy ashfall has already contaminated water supplies on nearby islands, but since the area is a no-fly-zone, residents will need to wait...

October 25, 2017

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Sudden strong explosion at Stromboli volcano, Italy

A strong explosion occurred at Stromboli volcano, Italy at 14:04 UTC on Monday, October 23, 2017, ejecting bombs on a vast area around the crater. There were no people near the volcano at the time of the explosion and there are no reports of damage or injuries. ...

October 23, 2017

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Drone views steam plumes inside the crater of Agung volcano, Bali

On Thursday, October 19, a surveillance drone detected that the fracture in the crater of Agung volcano, Bali, Indonesia had widened since the satellite image taken Wednesday. While seismic activity under Agung is still increased, the seismic energy continues to...

October 21, 2017

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Gas emission observed over Mount Michael, South Atlantic Ocean

Satellite images acquired October 15, 2017 show what appears to be a gas emission originating from Mount Michael on Saunders Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Prior to August 2015, the most recent eruptive activity detected was in the second half of 2012. Gas emissions...

October 21, 2017

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Powerful eruption of Tinakula volcano, ash to 10.7 km (35 000 feet), Solomon Islands

After more than 5 years of quiescence, a powerful eruption started at Tinakula volcano, Temoto Province, Solomon Islands at 19:20 UTC on October 20, 2017. A second eruption was registered at 23:40 UTC. Heavy ashfall was reported on nearby islands. According to the...

October 21, 2017

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 11 - 17, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between October 11 and 17, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Ambrym, Vanuatu | Aoba, Vanuatu | Kirishimayama, Kyushu (Japan) |...

October 19, 2017

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Volcanic activity at Ambrym continues at minor levels, alert level remains at 3

The volcanic activity at Ambrym is continuing at the level of minor eruption state and its Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 3, the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported on October 13, 2017. The volcanic activity is highly likely to go...

October 13, 2017

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: October 4 - 10, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between October 4 and 10, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Aoba, Vanuatu | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia). Ongoing...

October 11, 2017

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Powerful eruption of Sheveluch volcano, ash up to 10.4 km (34 000 feet) a.s.l.

A powerful eruption started at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 23:29 UTC on October 10, 2017 and lasted 20 minutes. According to the Tokyo VAAC, the volcanic cloud reached a height of 10.4 km (34 000 feet) above sea level at 23:50 UTC and drifted to the...

October 11, 2017