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August 2014

Close-up of strombolian explosion inside Bromo's crater (East Java, Indonesia) in March 2011 (Photo:...

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Surge in lava supply at Stromboli this morning caused formation of new channels
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Lava continues to flow from the fissure vent at the base of the NE crater. Compared to the first week, the effusion rate has become more unstable, causing several surges and intervals of strongly decreasing activity. ... [more]
Surge in lava supply at Stromboli this morning caused formation of new channels
Lava continues to flow from the fissure vent at the base of the NE crater. Compared to the first week, the effusion rate has become more unstable, causing several surges and intervals of strongly decreasing activity. ... [more]
Earthquakes under Bárdabunga volcano during the first 10 hours of today
The intense earthquake swarm continues with no significant changes. There are no signs of magma migrating towards or reaching the surface are present, although the risk of a subglacial eruption in the near future remains high. This could lead to significant glacial floods and ash emissions, which in turn could cause again disruptions of flight operations in the region, depending on the wind trajectories and the amount of ash released. ... [more]

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