Powerful phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

Powerful phreatic eruption at Bulusan volcano, Philippines

A powerful phreatic eruption took place at Bulusan volcano, Philippines at 02:37 UTC (10:37 LT) on June 5, 2022. As a result, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the Alert Level for the volcano from 0 to 1.

Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two effusive vents open up at Etna volcano, Italy

Two new effusive vents have opened up on the flank of Etna’s Southeast Crater on May 29, 2022. The effusive rate is currently low. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange.

High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

High-level eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash to 15 km (50 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

Extrusive-effusive eruption at Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka, Russia intensified on May 28, 2022, with intense paroxysmal episode and pyroclastic flows. As a result, KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to Red at 07:26 UTC. Bezymianny was considered extinct before it started erupting in 1955 (VEI 5).

Discolored water appears near Vulcano volcano, Italy

Discolored water appears near Vulcano volcano, Italy

Residents living near Italy’s Vulcano volcano reported the appearance of discolored water in front of Levante Beach on May 22, 2022. The phenomenon started with the appearance of dark and foul-smelling water that soon turned milky-white, as seen in satellite imagery acquired by Sentinel-2.

Earthquake swarm in the Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand

Earthquake swarm in the Taupō Volcanic Zone, New Zealand

The GeoNet earthquake monitoring network has recorded a small swarm of earthquakes at Lake Taupō, New Zealand over the last 2 to 3 weeks. Lake Taupō is a large caldera volcano, a special type of volcano that has rare but unusually large eruptions.