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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 30 - June 5, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between May 30 and June 5, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 9 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Fuego, Guatemala | Kerinci, Indonesia | Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Merapi, Central...

June 06, 2018

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Temperature at Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake is rising along with an increase in volcanic tremor, New Zealand

The temperature at Te Wai ā-moe (Crater Lake) at New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu is rising along with an increase in volcanic tremor, GNS Science reported June 6, 2018. While this is consistent with minor volcanic unrest behavior, it is a useful reminder that...

June 06, 2018

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New pyroclastic flow at Fuego, death toll jumps to 109, nearly 200 missing, Guatemala

A new pyroclastic flow descended down the southeastern flank of Guatemala's Fuego volcano on June 5, 2018. Ash plume rose to approximately 6 km (20 000 feet) above sea level. The death toll from Fuego's eruption on June 3 reached 75 late June 5, with 192...

June 06, 2018

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Hundreds more homes destroyed as lava covers most of Kapoho, Hawaii

Nearly 200 homes were destroyed by lava over the past 48 hours, bringing the total number to nearly 300 since Kilauea begun erupting on May 3, 2018. "It is safe to say that hundreds of homes were lost," Janet Snyder, a spokeswoman for Hawaii County said...

June 06, 2018

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Vigorous eruption of lava continues from the Kilauea's LERZ fissure system, Hawaii

A vigorous eruption of lava continues from Kilauea's lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) fissure system in the area of Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens. Local videographers reported that lava entered the ocean at Kapoho Bay at about 08:30 UTC on June 4, 2018. A...

June 04, 2018

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Most violent eruption of Fuego volcano in 40 years, massive pyroclastic flows leave hundreds dead

A major eruption started at Guatemalan Fuego volcano around 16:00 UTC (10:00 local time) on June 3, 2018. The eruption ejected volcanic ash up to 10 km (32 800 feet) above sea level and produced massive lava and pyroclastic flows in its most violent eruption in more...

June 04, 2018

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Eruption at Mount Merapi ejects ash up to 11.6 km (38 000 feet) a.s.l., Aviation Color Code Red, Indonesia

Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted at 01:20 UTC (08:20 local time) on June 1, 2018, ejecting ash up to 11.6 km (38 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red. Volcano's alert status remains unchanged at Level 2 as well as 3 km (1.8...

June 01, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 23 - 29, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between May 23 and 29, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Klyuchevskoy, Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Merapi, Central...

May 30, 2018

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Crater lake at White Island (Whakaari) is in the process of reforming, New Zealand

The crater lake at White Island (Whakaari) in New Zealand is in the process of reforming, GeoNet's Duty Volcanologist Agnes Mazot said. Volcanic activity remains at a low level and is local to the crater lake site. The alert level remains at 1. Observations...

May 30, 2018

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Health alerts issued as hazardous 'vog' from Kilauea spreads through Micronesia

High sulfur dioxide emissions and other gasses and particles released during ongoing eruption of Hawaiian Kilauea volcano have reached Micronesia, some 4 000 km (2 500 miles) west of the volcano, forcing authorities to issue health alerts. The latest NOAA HYSPLIT...

May 29, 2018

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Kilauea volcano: Helicopter evacuation ready as eruption of lava continues from multiple points, Hawaii

U.S. Marine Helicopters are ready to evacuate residents of Hawaiian Big Island as lava flows stream into the ocean and molten rock and huge cracks threaten to block their final escape route. Some 2 000 people have faced mandatory evacuations while another 2 000 may...

May 25, 2018

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Kilauea volcano eruption update: Gas emissions tripled, blue burning flame of methane gas observed, Hawaii

The moderate-level eruption of lava continues from multiple points along the central and northeast end of the active fissure system. Volcanic gas emissions have tripled as a result of the voluminous eruptions from the erupting fissures so SO2 concentrations are...

May 24, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 16 - 22, 2018

New activity/unrest was observed at 4 volcanoes between May 16 and 22, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 12 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Langila, New Britain (Papua New Guinea) | Merapi, Central Java...

May 23, 2018

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Merapi volcano alert level raised, evacuations ordered, Indonesia

Following four new explosions at Indonesia's Merapi volcano on May 20 and 21, 2018, authorities have raised the alert level for the volcano from Alert Level 1 to 2 at 23:00 UTC on May 21, 2018. All residents living within 3 km (2 miles) are ordered to evacuate....

May 22, 2018

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New phreatic eruption at Merapi volcano, Indonesia

Just 10 days after a powerful explosion at Mount Merapi in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia, another phreatic eruption took place at the volcano at 01:25 local time on May 21, 2018 (18:25 UTC, May 20). The explosion lasted 19 minutes and ejected ash up to 4.3 km...

May 21, 2018

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Strong explosion at Kilauea volcano sends ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) a.s.l., Hawaii

A strong explosion took place at the Overlook vent within Halemaumau crater at Kilauea volcano's summit about 04:15 HST (14:15 UTC) on May 17, 2018, ejecting ash up to 9.1 km (30 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code is at Red. Continued emissions...

May 17, 2018

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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: May 9 - 15, 2018

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between May 9 and 15, 2018. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands (USA) | Merapi, Central Java (Indonesia) | Oraefajokull, Iceland |...

May 17, 2018