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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Kilauea summit tiltmeters record continued DI inflationary tilt (+3 microradians over the past 36 hrs) and the lava lake is now at an estimated 48m (157ft) below the floor of Halema`uma`u crater. Gas emissions continued to be elevated at the summit eruption. The Pu`u `O`o eruption, on the East Rift Zone of Kilauea, continued to be sluggish with no significant changes. ...more [read all]
Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
A typical strombolian eruption at Fuego yesterday morning
A typical strombolian eruption at Fuego yesterday morning
Hekla (Iceland): A shallow (around 8 km depth) earthquake swarm including two quakes at 2.7 and 2.9 magnitude has started in an area 12 km to the south of Hekla volcano. ...more [read all]
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
Earthquakes in southern Iceland during the past 48 hours
A shallow (around 8 km depth) earthquake swarm including two quakes at 2.7 and 2.9 magnitude has started in an area 12 km to the south of Hekla volcano. ...more [read all]
A typical strombolian eruption at Fuego yesterday morning
A typical strombolian eruption at Fuego yesterday morning
Current seismic signal of Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Current seismic signal of Fuego (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
The volcano has returned to normal levels of activity without producing a new paroxysm when activity climbed during 10 April. Intermittent explosions of strombolian type and small to moderate size were heard during the past 24 hours, but could not be directly observed due to cloud cover.
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Activity continues at moderate levels with small intermittent explosions, but (probably) no longer active lava flows. ...more
Ash emission from Ubinas this afternoon
Ash emission from Ubinas this afternoon
The volcano's activity increases. As more magma arrives to build up the new lava dome in the summit crater, more gasses are being released as well and cause near-constant explosive activity with moderately strong ash emissions at the moment (see video). ...more [read all]
Explosion at Tungurahua volcano this afternoon
Explosion at Tungurahua volcano this afternoon
Activity decreased during 12 April, but has quickly picked up again. The volcano continues to show intermittent small to moderate vulcanian explosions with ash emissions of up to 3 km above the crater, accompanied by loud detonations and shock waves. In addition, strombolian activity were reported by the observatory. ...more [read all]
Sunday, Apr 13, 2014
Small explosion at Popocatépetl yesterday morning (CENAPRED)
Small explosion at Popocatépetl yesterday morning (CENAPRED)
Current seismic signal at Momotombo volcano (MOMN station, INETER)
Current seismic signal at Momotombo volcano (MOMN station, INETER)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (13 Apr) An eruption yesterday evening produced an ash plume that rose to estimated 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude. ...more [read all]
Degassing from a crater of Nyamuragira (source: Julien Paluku / Twitter: pic.twitter.com/oKmCMMrkVX)
Degassing from a crater of Nyamuragira (source: Julien Paluku / Twitter: pic.twitter.com/oKmCMMrkVX)
News started to spread on twitter and other media that a new eruption of the volcano started today, including pictures from the 2010 eruption as (false) evidence. ...more [read all]

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