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Volcano tornado caught tossing lava into the air, summit collapse events occurring about every 28 hours, Kilauea

The eruption of Kilauea volcano in the lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) continues with no significant change. Fountains from the fissure 8 spatter cone, now about 55 m (180 feet) continue to supply lava to an open channel that travels about 13 km (8 miles) to the sea....

July 02, 2018

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Eruptions continue at Agung volcano, Bali, airports operating normally

Eruptions continue at Mount Agung volcano in Bali, Indonesia. Volcanic ash is rising up to 5 km (17 000 feet) above sea level but all airports are operating normally at this time. Agung was quiet for most of Sunday, July 1, 2018 before a moderate eruption at 22:19...

July 02, 2018

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Moderately strong phreatic eruption at Mayon volcano, Philippines

A phreatic eruption took place at Mayon volcano, Philippines at 04:34 UTC (12:34 local time) Sunday, July 1, 2018. A light gray ash column reached an altitude of about 500 m (1 640 feet) above the crater. Mayon’s seismic monitoring network did not detect any...

July 02, 2018

great sitkin june 11 2018 alaska

Elevated seismicity under Great Sitkin volcano, alerts raised again, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the Aviation Color Code and Alert Level for Great Sitkin stratovolcano to Yellow/Advisory on July 1, 2018, following another increase in the number of earthquakes under the volcano. The last known eruptive episode of this...

July 01, 2018

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Active volcano heat source discovered under fastest-moving and melting glacier in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered active volcano heat source under Antartica's fastest-moving and melting glacier - Pine Island Glacier. The surprising find, published recently in Nature Communications, offers insight into the movement and melting of the Pine Island...

June 29, 2018

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New eruption of Mount Agung disrupts air travel, Bali, Indonesia

Several eruptions were registered at Indonesia's Mount Agung volcano in Bali on June 27 and 28, 2018. The eruptions produced a dense ash plume that rose up to 5 km above sea level and forced AirAsia to cancel numerous flights on June 28. Officials in Ngurah Rai...

June 28, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 20 - 26, 2018

New activity was observed at 7 volcanoes between June 20 and 26, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fernandina, Ecuador | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Ibu, Halmahera (Indonesia) | Kadovar,...

June 28, 2018

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Alerts raised for Cleveland volcano after detection of small lava flow, Alaska

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has raised the Aviation Color Code for Cleveland volcano from Yellow to Orange on June 26, 2018, after detection of small lava flow inside summit crater. The last detected explosive activity at Cleveland volcano occurred May 5, 2018....

June 27, 2018

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Intense eruption starts at Sierra Negra volcano, evacuations ordered, Galapagos, Ecuador

A new eruption started at Sierra Negra volcano, Galapagos, Ecuador around 21:40 UTC (13:40 local time) on June 26, 2018, following intense seismicity in recent weeks. The eruption produced a plume of volcanic ash mixed with SO2 and other gases which is rising up to...

June 27, 2018

shinmoedake eruption june 22 2018

Explosive eruption at Shinmoedake volcano (Kirishimayama), Japan

A new explosive eruption took place at Japan's Shinmoedake volcano, a part of Kirishimayama volcanic complex, at 00:09 UTC (09:09 JST) on June 22, 2018. This was its first explosive eruption since May 14. The eruption ejected a column of ash up to 4.6 km (14 000...

June 22, 2018

telica volcano eruption june 21 2018

Moderately strong eruption at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

A moderately strong explosion took place at Nicaraguan Telica volcano at 13:08 UTC (07:08 local time) on June 21, 2018. The last eruptive phase of this volcano started on September 23, 2015, and ended May 11, 2016. It had Volcanic Explosivity Index of 2. The volcano...

June 21, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: June 13 - 19, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between June 13 and 19, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fernandina, Ecuador | Fuego, Guatemala | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Ibu,...

June 21, 2018

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Earthquake swarm under Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Chilean authorities increased the alert level for Puyehue-Cordón Caulle volcano to Yellow (2 of 4) on June 20, 2018, following increased seismic activity detected under the volcano since the beginning of the month. The last eruptive phase of this volcano...

June 20, 2018

krakatau eruption june 19 2018

New eruption observed at Krakatau volcano, Indonesia

A small eruption took place at Krakatau volcano, located between Java and Sumatra, on June 19, 2018. The last known eruption of this volcano took place on February 19, 2017. The eruption produced ash that rose a few hundred meters before it dissipated, Volcano...

June 20, 2018

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Fernandina volcano erupts, lava flow reaching the ocean, Galapagos

A new eruption started at Fernandina volcano (Cerro la Cumbre) in Ecuador around 15:00 UTC on June 16, 2018, IGEPN reports. This large shield volcano is a part of Galapagos volcanic archipelago. Its last eruption occurred in September 2017. The eruption is taking...

June 16, 2018

sakurajima eruption june 15 2018

Strong eruption at Sakurajima volcano, pyroclastic flow, ashfall reported in Kagoshima, Japan

A strong eruption took place from Sakurajima's Minamidake crater volcano at 22:20 UTC on June 15, 2018 (07:20 JST, June 16). The eruption sent ash up to 4.7 km (15 400 feet) above the crater (5.8 km (19 000 feet) above sea level) and produced several pyroclastic...

June 16, 2018

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Earthquake swarm detected under Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

A swarm of earthquakes has been detected in the northern part of the Bardarbunga volcano caldera, Iceland on June 14, 2015. The sequence includes M4.9, the strongest quake detected since the end of Bardarbunga's last eruption in 2015. The swarm started with a...

June 14, 2018