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Thermal signal of Bagana volcano (MIROVA)
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015
Mild activity with occasional explosions seems to continue at the volcano. A volcanic ash plume to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was detected this morning extending 55 nautical miles to the NE (Darwin VAAC). ... [more]
Friday, Sep 18, 2015
The alert level of the world's largest volcano was raised a notch to "ADVISORY", and the Aviation Color code to "YELLOW" becuase shallow earthquakes have recently appeared in increasing numbers under the volcano. There is no sign that the volcano is about to erupt in a very near future, but it could be a medium- or long-term precursor of a next eruption. ... [more]
Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015
An eruption at Axial Seamount, inferred to have started at 2230 on 23 April with an earthquake swarm, was confirmed during 14-29 August by bathymetric data and observations made during a ROV Jason dive. ... [more]
Monday, Aug 31, 2015
A volcanic ash plume at estimated 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 70 km north from the volcano was reported this morning (VAAC Darwin). [more]

No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing eruptino on both the summit vent (Halema'uma'u lava lake) and the east rift zone. During the past days, lava flows have resurfaced most of the interior of what is left of Pu'u 'O'o crater. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Ash emissions occurred Tuesday (25th), producing a plume at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude that extended 100 km to the west. (Darwin VAAC) [more]
Friday, Aug 21, 2015
A small explosion occurred this morning. Darwin VAAC reported an ash plume to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude extending 8 km ESE from the volcano. [more]
Sunday, Aug 09, 2015
Ash emissions continue. VAAC Darwin reported a volcanic ash plume extending 140 km SE of the volcano at 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude this morning. [more]
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
Ash emissions yesterday and today produced a plume that rose to estimated 21,000 t (6.5 km) and drifted SSW. (VAAC Darwin) [more]
Friday, Aug 07, 2015
Smaller ash emissions from the volcano have been observed during the past days. Yesterday, an ash plume at estimated 9,000 ft (2.7 km) altitude drifted 40 km NW (VAAC Darwin). [more]

Volcanoes of Pacific Ocean (220 volcanoes)

Papua New Guinea (67 volcanoes):
Samoan and Wallis Islands (7 volcanoes): Wallis Islands | Savai'i | Upolu | Ofu-Olosega | Vailulu'u | Ta'u | Tutuila
Fiji (3 volcanoes): Taveuni | Koro | Nabukelevu
Central Pacific Ocean (6 volcanoes): Teahitia | Rocard | Mehetia | Moua Pihaa | Adams Seamount | Macdonald
Southern Pacific Ocean (3 volcanoes): Antipodes Island | Unnamed 53.9°S/140.3°W | Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W

Prominent volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean:


Volcanoes of Hawai'i (here a photo from a lava lake of Kilauea volcano)
Kilauea volcano
Mauna Loa


Volcanoes of Vanuatu (on the photo: a lava lake inside Benbow crater, Ambrym volcano)

Tonga & Fiji

Home Reef (Tonga Islands)



Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Volcanoes of PNG (here erupting Tarvurvur volcano, Rabaul)
Tavurvur (Rabaul caldera)
Ritter Island

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