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New activity at Kanaga volcano, Alaska

Kanaga volcano, located about 50 km (32 miles) east of Adak, has been reportedly erupting over the weekend. Recent satellite images showed a weak volcanic ash plume spotted via satellite and local seismic stations recorded. Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)  raised

February 21, 2012

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Strong steaming and possible eruption at Tinakula volcano at Solomon Islands

Tinakula is a conical stratovolcano which forms an island north of Nendo in Temotu Province, the Solomon Islands in South Pacific. It lies at the north end of the Santa Cruz Islands.  It is about 3.5 km wide and rises 851 m above sea level, but rises

February 18, 2012

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Mount Cleveland lava dome grows 25%- now 50 meters in size

The lava dome covering Mount Cleveland volcano in Alaska has grown by 25% since last week. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO), the dome was reported to be 40 meters across on Monday Feb. 6., and has now increased to 50 meters in size. The current

February 15, 2012

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Interview with The Barcaroller: Introduction to Earth-Sun relationship and effects on Earth's seismic activity

Although official scientific community says that earthquakes can't be predicted by the Sun - Earth relationship we have all seen by now that connections can be made. So, without further delay here's an interview with The Barcaroller, independent researcher of

February 14, 2012

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New volcano observatory opens in California - Observing a dozens of potentially threating volcanoes

The U.S. Geological Service has opened a new volcano observatory, located outside San Francisco, within existing USGS facilities in Menlo Park. Main purpose of a fifth volcano observatory is to help volcanologists keep a better eye on the state's varied volcanic

February 12, 2012

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New strong eruptions at Mount Etna

The New South-East Crater of Mount Etna has produced a 20th paroxysmal eruptive episode in the early hours of February 9, 2012 after more than 12 days of moderate strombolian activity. This is 2nd paroxysmal event in 2012. This event was less energetic than the

February 10, 2012

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Increased volcanic activity continues in February

Trend of increased volcanic events continues through February. New activities were observed at Cleveland on Chuginadak Island, indonesian Gamalama on Halmahera, Krakatau, Lewotolo on Lomblen Island and Paluweh at Lesser Sunda Islands as well as Pagan at Mariana

February 03, 2012

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Cleveland volcano, Alaska - authorities say sudden eruptions could occur at any time

The warning level for a remote Alaska volcano has been raised after a new lava dome began forming, indicating the mountain could explode and send up an ash cloud that could threaten aircraft. The Alaska Volcano Observatory elevated the aviation color code status for

February 01, 2012

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Warning about pyroclastic flow from Sakurajima

Local meteorological observatory of Kagoshima warned today of pyroclastic flow and ash deposits from Sakurajima volcano!Japanese volcano in Sakurajima, one of Japan's most active volcanoes, is becoming increasingly active. On Jan, 22 2012 by 20:44, it erupted for

January 23, 2012

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Increased activity at 25 volcanoes in Indonesia

Twenty-five volcanoes in Indonesia have been put in alert or watch status. Mount Marapi and Mount Talang in West Sumatra are still under alert status.  Mount Marapi is located in Agam and Tanahdatar districts and rises 2891 meters above sea level and Mount Talang

January 16, 2012

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Reventador is waking up - Three volcanoes on alert in Ecuador

There is new activity recorded at Reventador volcano, as well as at Sangay and ongoing Tungurahua volcanoes in Ecuador. New reports are coming from nearby Colombian Galeras and Fuego volcanoes. Down North in Chile Lascar is waking up and Cordon-Puyehue Calle continues

January 13, 2012

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New island is forming in Red Sea near Zubair Islands

A new island is forming in the Red Sea about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from the coast of Yemen, on the northern edge of the Zubair Islands. An undersea eruption began in mid-December 2011. Local fishermen reported an eruption near the island of Saba.

January 10, 2012

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Volcanic activity at Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes at Vanuatu

The emerald green islands of Vanuatu were marked by volcanic activity December 27, 2011. Large thermal anomalies were created by the expulsion of lava and hot volcanic gas from erupting volcanos. A wide volcanic plume can be seen blowing from the Ambrym volcano

January 08, 2012

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Chile’s Lascar volcano alert status elevated

OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reports that the Lascar volcano, located in the Antofagasta region, presents a slight variation of seismic activity, represented by the occurrence of a seismic swarm events volcano - tectonic (VT), whose features suggest a location in the environment

January 08, 2012

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Increased activity at Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Hundreds of people living near the Lewotolo volcano in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara were evacuated on Thursday due to its increased volcanic activity. CVGHM reported that white plumes rose 50 - 250 m above the summit of Lewotolo during the month of...

January 07, 2012

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Mt. Etna enters 2012 with new paroxysmal eruption spewing ash up to 5 kilometers

In the morning hours of January 5, 2012 the New South-East Crater of Mt. Etna has produced a new episode paroxysmal eruption after 50 quiet days. Last eruption had occurred November 15, 2011. Istituto Nazionale di Geosifica e Vulcanologia - Sezione di Catania (INGV)

January 06, 2012

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Volcanic activity at the beginning of 2012

We are entering into 2012 with ongoing volcanic activity at El Hierro (Canary Islands), Fuego (Guatemala),  Karymsky, Kizimen and Shiveluch (Kamchatka, Russia), Kilauea (Hawaii), Popocatépetl (México), Puyehue-Cordón Caulle (Chile), Sakura-jima (Kyushu,

January 01, 2012