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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. ... [read more]
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. ...
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. ...
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). ...
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
: (16 Jun
) A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning around 9am local time. ...
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