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Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:42
Forecast of ash plume from Soputan's eruption this morning (VAAC Darwin)
A larger explosive eruption was reported to have occurred about an hour ago (11:45 UTC). Darwin VAAC issued alerts to aviation about an ash plume that rose to estimated 23,000 ft (7 km) altitude and is drifting NW. Aviation color code was immediately raised to RED. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:38
MODIS thermal signal from Alaid (MIROVA)
The ´most recent eruption of the volcano, which began in October last year, can be regarded as over and the aviation color code was lowered back to green. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:25
Satellite data and ground-based observations from a field crew and local residents near Pagan indicated that steam-and-gas emissions have significantly decreased since March 2015. The Aviation Color Code and Volcano Alert Level were lowered to Unassigned on 30 January. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:23
On 29 January IG reported that in recent weeks superficial activity at Cotopaxi was characterized by minor steam emissions from the crater and sporadic gas emissions with minor amounts of ash. ...more [read all]
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:21
Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 25, 27-28, and 30-31 January. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:19
Some activity might be occurring at the remote volcano: ...more [read all]
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:17
Volcanic unrest has decreased at the volcano, making the likelihood of an impending eruption smaller. The volcano's alert level was lowered from 3 to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). ...more [read all]
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 09:20
Cover of 02/2016 issue of Universum magazine
For those who read German, this is a great article about Italy's volcanoes, featured as cover story of the February issue of Austria's renowned Universum Magazine. Written by travel writer Christine Sonvilla (www.sonvilla.at), it is a successful mix of well-written and easy-to-understand geological background and personal portraits or anecdotes from people who live at or fell in love with Italy's fire mountains. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 05:01
Glowing bombs landing on the outer crater wall and sliding down the sciara after a strong explosion at Batu Tara (Nov 2015)
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 05:01

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