HDR of tavurvur during eruption 2011 - hot rocks rolling down the slope (Photo: Tom222)
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Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
The death toll from Saturday's powerful, and deadly explosion of the volcano has now climbed to 48, press reports. The eruption was a sudden, unexpected (and unpredictable) phreatic explosion, i.e. caused by sudden evaporation of overheated water in the hydrothermal system of the volcano. ...
The eruptive activity has remains more or less unchanged: the lava flow is still active while sporadic explosive activity continues from the summit vents. As lava output rates from the 650 m vent fluctuate, the front of the lava flow, located in the central part of the Sciara del Fuoco since 6 Sep, advances and retreats in the lower part of the Sciara, sometimes almost reaching the sea. ...
The volcano continues to slowly extrude viscous lava feeding the lava lobe on its southeastern flank. Occasional rockfalls, caused by instabilities on the steeper upper parts of the lava flows, continue to occur from time to time and represent a major hazard: Two larger ones occurred yesterday and produced pyroclastic flows that traveled 3.5 km distance to the southeast. ...
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