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Volcanoes Today, 8 Mar 2014: Etna, Tungurahua
Saturday Mar 08, 2014 10:03 AM |Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak lava effusion from the vent at the eastern base of the New SE crater, as well as sporadic small explosions from its summit crater continue with no significant variations over the past days.
Tungurahua (Ecuador): The volcano could be entering another eruptive phase in the near future, the latest report of IGPEN suggests. After a relatively calm week, a number of small to moderate explosions occurred again during 5-6 March.
The first eruption was around 23:56 (local time) on 5 March. A small explosion was felt in areas near the volcano, followed by a slightly stronger one at 00:40 on 6 March, heard as a gunshot noise in nearby areas such as Pondoa and Bilbao, as well at IGPEN's volcano observatory. Direct observations could not be made because of cloud cover. When weather cleared in the morning, pulses of steam emissions with low ash content could be noted.
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Thursday, Mar 06, 2014
Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Mar 2014: Santa María / Santiaguito, Pacaya, Popocatépetl, Tungurahua, Kilauea
Wednesday, Mar 05, 2014
Tuesday, Mar 04, 2014
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands): The island continues to grow as lava flows slowly spread into several directions. This is shown nicely by the latest aerial survey pictures the Japanese Coast guard took on 28 Feb. The most active flow fronts are currently at the southern shore while advance on the northern and eastern margins of the flow field has slowed down. ... [mera]
Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Mar 2014: Etna, Popocatépetl, Kelud, Tungurahua, Santa María / Santi...
Sunday, Mar 02, 2014
Etna (Sicily, Italy): No significant changes have occurred at the volcano. Lava continues to flow from the vents at the eastern flank of the New SE crater and produces overlapping flows, typically a few 100 m long, near the rim of and on the upper slope into the Valle del Bove. A small surge in lava effusion occurred during the past hours and can be seen at the end of the following time-lapse: ... [mera]
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