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sheveluch eruption august 2017

Powerful eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l.

A powerful eruption took place at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 16:31 UTC on August 8, 2017. Ash cloud drifted SSE of the volcano. According to the Tokyo VAAC, ash cloud reached an altitude of 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level. At 21:20 UTC, the front of the...

August 09, 2017

bogoslof volcano eruption

Significant explosive eruption at Bogoslof, Aviation Color Code Red

A significant explosive eruption began at Bogoslof volcano at about 18:00 UTC (10:00 AKDT) on August 7, 2017. The eruption continued through about 21:00 UTC as indicated in seismic, satellite and lightning data. A pilot report at 18:45 UTC indicates that the ash...

August 07, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 26 - August 1, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between July 26 and August 1, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Katla, Iceland | Moyorodake [Medvezhia], Iturup (Etorofu) Island (Japan/Russia) | Piton...

August 03, 2017

mount sinabung eruption august 2 2017

Strong eruption at Mount Sinabung, large pyroclastic flow generated

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupted at 01:10 UTC (08:10 local time) on August 2, 2017, ejecting a plume of ash and smoke up to 5.4 km (18 000 feet) above sea level. It was one of Sinabung's biggest eruptions in the past several months. By 05:10 UTC, there...

August 02, 2017

constant geyser yellowstone national park

Yellowstone volcano earthquake activity remains elevated

Yellowstone earthquake activity is currently at elevated levels compared with typical background activity, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory reports in its monthly update for July 2017. During July 2017, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, responsible for...

August 02, 2017

katla volcano alert raised glacial outburst flood at mulakvisl iceland july 29 2017

Katla volcano alert raised, glacial outburst flood ongoing in Múlakvísl river

A glacial outburst flood started in Iceland's Múlakvísl river around midnight UTC on July 29, 2017. Electrical conductivity is now measured around 580µS/cm and has increased rapidly the last hour, Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported 10:14 UTC...

July 29, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 19 - 25, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between July 19 and 25, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion Island (France) | Planchon-Peteroa, Central Chile-Argentina...

July 27, 2017

sheveluch eruption july 23 2017

Powerful eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet)

A powerful explosive eruption took place at Russia's Sheveluch volcano at 17:40 UTC on Sunday, July 23, 2017, producing strong pyroclastic flows. The explosions sent ash up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level, according to the Tokyo VAAC. The Aviation Color...

July 24, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 12 - 18, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 3 volcanoes between July 12 and 18, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 14 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Fuego, Guatemala | Sangeang Api, Indonesia. Ongoing activity:...

July 20, 2017

piton de la fournaise eruption july 2017 loic abadie

Eruption continues at Piton de la Fournaise, Reunion

A new eruption that started at Reunion's Piton de la Fournaise volcano on July 14, 2017 continues for the third day in a row. By 15:00 UTC on July 15, the tremor has decreased by a factor of 7 compared to the beginning of the eruption and has remained constant...

July 17, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: July 5 - 11, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 4 volcanoes between July 5 and 11, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Fuego, Guatemala | Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica | Sheveluch,...

July 13, 2017

maly semyachik volcano kamchatka russia

Small eruption at Maly Semyachik volcano, the first since 1952, Russia

According to data provided by the Tokyo VAAC, a small eruption took place at Russia's Maly Semychik volcano at 06:40 UTC on July 7, 2017. The last known eruption of this volcano took place in 1952, 65 years ago. The Aviation Color Code remains Green. The...

July 07, 2017

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Active volcanoes in the world: June 28 - July 4, 2017

New activity/unrest was reported for 6 volcanoes between June 28 and July 4, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 17 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bogoslof, Fox Islands (USA) | Dieng Volcanic Complex, Central Java (Indonesia) | Karymsky,...

July 06, 2017

bogoslof eruption july 2 2017

Eruptions continue at Bogoslof volcano, Aviation Color Code remains Red

Another powerful eruption occurred at Bogoslof volcano, Alaska at 20:48 UTC on July 2, 2017. The latest eruption lasted 16 minutes and sent a cloud of ash up to 11 km (36 000 feet) that was carried easterly over northern Unalaska. Observers in Dutch Harbor report...

July 03, 2017

popocatepetl eruption july 2 2017

Eruptions at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano cover nearby towns in ash

Monitoring systems at Mexico's Popocatépetl volcano registered three explosions and 136 low-intensity exhalations of steam, volcanic gases and light amount of ash on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, 2017. Three explosions were registered with a moderate...

July 03, 2017

helicopter crash after dieng eruption indonesia

Rescue helicopter crashes after eruption at Mount Dieng, Indonesia

A rescue helicopter sent to assist evacuation of residents after a sudden phreatic eruption at Dieng Volcanic Complex, Central Java, Indonesia crashed three minutes before arriving at the scene on Sunday, July 2, 2017. All eight people on board were killed. Sileri...

July 03, 2017

yellowstone earthquake swarm june 2017

Yellowstone volcano: Elevated earthquake activity during June 2017

Yellowstone earthquake activity is currently at elevated levels compared with typical background activity. This is largely due to an energetic earthquake swarm about 10 km (6 miles) north of West Yellowstone, Montana that started on June 12. Monitored locations...

July 02, 2017