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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): The June 27 flow front has advanced more rapidly over the past four days, and is now 4.2km (2.6mi) from the vent (Seen in first photo below). This recent increased advance rate is due to the confinement of the flow against the slopes of an older perched lava channel, from 2007. The advance rate will likely drop in the coming days as the flow passes the confines of the perched channel and spreads out on flatter topography. ...more [read all]
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Tungurahua (Ecuador): Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ...more [read all]
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Seismic signal Sunday evening (RETU station, IGPEN)
Seismic signal Sunday evening (RETU station, IGPEN)
Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ...more [read all]
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang volcano last week (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang volcano last week (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
Summary of some of the most significant events during the past days: ...more [read all]
Activity at the volcano continues to be elevated. VAAC Darwin frequently spots ash plumes from relatively strong strombolian to vulcanian activity.
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Current seismic signal at Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Current seismic signal at Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Activity at the volcano has increased with more frequent small to moderately sized explosions from the growing lava dome in its summit. An explosion on the evening of 26 July generated a pyroclastic flow on the southwestern slope that reached almost 1 km length. ...more
Intermittent eruptions continue. New ash emissions occurred yesterday from the volcano. VAAC Tokyo spotted an ash plume at estimated 28,000 ft (8 km) altitude drifting north on satellite imagery.
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang volcano last week (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang volcano last week (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
An comparably small eruption occurred last week at the volcano. Incandescent lava avalanches were reported to descend from the summit lava dome to the SE, towards the area of Batu Awang, during 19-21 July. ...more [read all]
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
A vent near the eastern coast feeding 2 lava flows
A vent near the eastern coast feeding 2 lava flows
Activity at the growing island continues, perhaps even with increased intensity, judging from the recent pictures obtained by the Japanese Coast Guard on 23 July: ...more [read all]

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