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Volcanoes on Kamchatka peninsula still erupting

Five volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula are either erupting or showing signs of impending eruption. In this image a thick plume of ash streams from a lava dome on Shiveluch Volcano. VONA/KVERT-SheveluchAviation Color Code: OrangeVolcano Location: 56°39'N,...

August 07, 2011

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18 Indonesian volcanoes on alert status

Eighteen Indonesian volcanoes are on “alert” status, two of which are at Alert Level 3, which is called “Siaga”, the Volcanology and Geology Disaster Mitigation Center says. Center head Surono said Sunday in Jakarta the erupting Mount Lokon in North Sulawesi

August 07, 2011

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Gunung Marapi volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia was raised to Level 2 alert

Marapi volcano in Sumatra, Indonesia was raised to level 2 alert on 3rd August after continuous volcanic tremor was recorded. Earthquake activity was accompanied by 8 explosions and thick grey emissions rising 1 km above the summit. A 3 km exclusion zone has been

August 06, 2011

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A new paroxysm from the "New SE crater" of Etna is occurring

A new paroxysm (nr 9 in 2011) from the "New SE crater" of Etna is occurring at the time of writing. Following a brief period of intermittent weak explosions starting mid-day today, strombolian activity started to increase sharply the evening of 5 August; activity has

August 06, 2011

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Alaskan Cleveland volcano eruption warning upgraded

The lava dome producing eruption at Cleveland volcano, first observed on July 29, is continuing. AVO has received no new observations or information about activity at the summit since August 2 and the last thermal anomaly observed was this morning. Earlier this week,

August 06, 2011

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Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex continues to erupt

Nearly two months after ash and steam began spewing from a fissure in Chile’s Puyehue-Cordón Caulle Volcanic Complex, the volcano continued erupting. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1)satellite captured this natural-color

August 03, 2011

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Ash plume rising from Krakatau

A newly released NASA satellite image shows an ash plume drifting from Anak Krakatau (also known as Krakatoa), a volcanic island in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It has been intermittently active for the past several

August 02, 2011

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Etna volcano (Sicily, Italy) erupts with fountains of fire

Mount Etna erupted for the eighth time this year. The progress of the eruption has been always the same: starting from a weak strombolian activity, turning into a lava fountain, reaching almost 500 meters and the lava following the line of the previous paroxysms,

August 02, 2011

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New mud volcano discovered on Cheleken peninsula in Turkmenistan

A new mud volcano was discovered on the Cheleken peninsula in Turkmenistan, the Neytralniy Turkmenistan newspaper reported with reference to local scientists Anatoly Bushmakin and Aman Nigarov. Mud volcanoes are not uncommon in Turkmenistan.The presence of a large

July 30, 2011

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Kizimen eruption continues on Kamchatka peninsula

Hot lava has flown down the eastern slope of  Kizimen volcano, on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East of Russia. The ash plume stretches for 15 kilometers and is a threat to aviation, according to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Far East

July 22, 2011

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Ash cloud rose 1.2 km from Tofua volcano on Tonga

Based on information from Tonga Meteorological Services and pilot observations, the Wellington VAAC reported that a cloud from Tofua rose to an altitude of 1.2 km (4,000 ft). The low, forested Tofua Island in the central part of the Tonga Islands group is the...

July 22, 2011

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Aleutian Cleveland volcano shows signs of impending eruption

Recent satellite images of a remote Alaska volcano along a flight route for major airlines show the mountain may be poised for its first big eruption in 10 years, scientists said on Thursday. The Alaska Volcano Observatory has issued an eruption advisory for the 5,676

July 22, 2011

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Strong activity seen at Sakurajima volcano

Strong activity is seen again at Showa crater on Sakurajima volcano. People reporting a few big explosions. For now there is no further information but we bring you a few webcams and earthquake reports from Japan Meteorological Agency. Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory

July 22, 2011

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Indonesian Mt.Lokon volcano erupts after red alert warning

An Indonesian volcano erupted late Thursday, spewing rocks, lava and ash hundreds of metres into the air, an official said, three days after its alert status was raised to the highest level.There has been a significant rise in volcanic activity at Mount Lokon on

July 14, 2011

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Volcanoes could trigger bigger climate impact than thought

Volcanic eruptions might affect Earth's climate more than thought by releasing far more weather-altering particles than scientists' suspected, new research finds.To help tease out the influence of volcanoes on global climate, researchers investigated the huge

July 12, 2011

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Underwater Antarctic volcanoes discovered in the Southern Ocean

Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands.Using ship-borne sea-floor mapping technology during research cruises onboard the RRS James Clark Ross, the

July 12, 2011

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Indonesia’s Mount Lokon erupts- hundreds to be evacuated as volcano raised to red alert

Officials raised the alert for an Indonesian volcano with history of violent explosions to its highest level following a series of eruptions over the weekend.The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation has issued recommendations related to increasing

July 11, 2011