Articles tagged "pyroclastic flows"

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Volcanic tremors cause alarm in Canary Islands - fear of El Hierro tsunami

Intense swarms of tremors beneath one of the volcanic Canary Islands has placed residents of El Hierro on alert for a possible eruption. Spain’s Instituto Geografico Nacional (IGN) reported the nearly 9,000 seismic movements on the island since July 17 have caused

October 08, 2011

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Scientists fear of Cleveland eruption

A thermal anomaly was observed in satellite data over the past day, which is consistent with continued growth of the lava dome. No ash emissions have been observed during this current eruptive episode that began in mid-July 2011. No other new reports have been received

September 19, 2011

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Volcanic activity at Mt. Soputan continues

Mount Soputan once again started spewing ash clouds in the air as it did on July 3. Volcanic ash reached 12 000 feet (3 700 meters). The density stays moderately dangerous for air traffic for approximately 100 km in a westerly direction, according to Darwin VAAC.The Ind

August 16, 2011