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Volcanoes Today, 5 Jul 2015: Batu Tara volcano

Sunday Jul 05, 2015 05:00 AM |
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): The activity at the volcano remains intense. We visited Batu Tara from 30 June - 4 July on our recent Volcano Special tour and observed strombolian eruptions of varying intensity at intervals ranging between 10 and 50 minutes.
The strongest explosions caused loud cannon-shot like noises and produced abundant incandescent ejections that reached heights and distances of up to approx. 500 m from the crater. They were followed by glowing avalanches of blocks rolling down the sciara to the sea.
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Heat signal from Raung volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015
Manam (Papua New Guinea): According to Darwin VAAC, an ash plume from the volcano rose 8,000 ft and extended 70 km to the NE today. The volcano seems to be in a phase of intermittent mild explosive activity. ... [mera]
Landsat 8 infrared image of Nishinoshima on 21 June 2015 showing the active areas (vent and lava delta)
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): The eruption on the island continues with apparently relatively steady lava effusion that feeds active flows reaching and enlarging the SE corner of the island, which has now 2.7 square kilometer of surface. ... [mera]
Steam and ash plume from Asama volcano
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia): A small ash emission from the volcano was reported on Saturday. Based on satellite imagery, an ash plume rose to 24,000 ft (7.2 km) altitude and drifted north (Tokyo VAAC). ... [mera]
Thursday, Jun 18, 2015
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): The Alaska Volcano Observatory detected that a new (so far minor) eruptive episode has started at the volcano recently: ... [mera]
Eruption from Semeru on 11 June 2015 (photo: Aris Yanto)
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Asama (Honshu): (16 Jun) A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ... [mera]

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