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Monday, Sep 29, 2014
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep  (IMO)
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep (IMO)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (28 Sep) Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure remains stable. The lava flows continue to expand towards the north and particularly to the east, now over a snow-covered landscape as winter conditions set in. ...more [read all]
Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep  (IMO)
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep (IMO)
Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure remains stable. The lava flows continue to expand towards the north and particularly to the east, now over a snow-covered landscape as winter conditions set in. ...more
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Ontake-san (Honshu): (28 Sep) Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. ...more [read all]
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. ...more [read all]
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
On-take (Honshu): A large explosive eruption occurred at Japan's second highest volcano today at 11:53 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 4 km and a large pyroclastic flow that swept down the southwestern flank. ...more [read all]
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
A large explosive eruption occurred at Japan's second highest volcano today at 11:56 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 4 km and a large pyroclastic flow that swept down the southwestern flank. ...more [read all]
Friday, Sep 26, 2014
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (25 Sep) Strombolian explosions have returned to the summit vents, although so far, these have been rare and small. At the same time, the effusive eruption with lava flow emission from the vent at 650 m a.s.l. at the northern base of the crater terrace complex continues with little changes. ...more [read all]
Thursday, Sep 25, 2014
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
View of the active lava flow from the 190 m thermal webcam (INGV Catania)
View of the active lava flow from the 190 m thermal webcam (INGV Catania)
Strombolian explosions have returned to the summit vents, although so far, these have been rare and small. At the same time, the effusive eruption with lava flow emission from the vent at 650 m a.s.l. at the northern base of the crater terrace complex continues with little changes. ...more [read all]
Webcam view of the eruption this evening (Mila webcam)
Webcam view of the eruption this evening (Mila webcam)
NASA satellite image of the flow area provided by USGS-HVO, showing "hot" areas widening the lava flow field on September 22, 2014.
NASA satellite image of the flow area provided by USGS-HVO, showing "hot" areas widening the lava flow field on September 22, 2014.
Bardarbunga (Iceland): No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing eruption in Holuhraun and the seismic crisis. The eruption itself continues with steady, very large lava output and is on its way to become the largest event in the past 150 years on Iceland. ...more [read all]

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