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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Fri, 12 Feb 2016, 21:00
Ash plume from an eruption at Sakurajima this morning
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The volcano continues to produce small to moderate vulcanian explosions at rates of a few per day, typically. ...more [read all]
Fri, 12 Feb 2016, 14:00
Fri, 12 Feb 2016, 13:41
Glow from Colima's summit crater this morning
The volcano continues to produce intermittent explosions, but there might be something new in the making: weak, but continuous glow from the crater has appeared during the last night - something that hasn't been observed since the latest effusive eruptive phase in July last year. It could indicate that a new lava dome is about to appear. The next days or weeks will probably give a better answer. ...more [read all]
Fri, 12 Feb 2016, 11:53
Ash plume from an eruption at Sakurajima this morning
The volcano continues to produce small to moderate vulcanian explosions at rates of a few per day, typically.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016, 12:05
Washington VAAC reported that during 3-8 February ash plumes from Colima rose to altitudes of 4.9-6.7 km (16,000-22,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 75-140 km in multiple directions. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3-9 February 2016)
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 21:00
Ash plume (its deposit on snow) from Zhupanovsky (image
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosions at the volcano have been relatively frequent recently and often intense enough to be detected on satellite imagery, monitored by Tokyo's VAAC (Volcanic Ash Advisory Center). ...more [read all]
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 19:36
Strong strombolian explosion / lava fountain at Fuego volcano early on 10 Feb 2016 (photo: Edgar Barrios)
Volcanologist Edgar Barrios from INSIVUMEH's volcano observatory (OVF) kindly sent us these photos of the ongoing activity of Fuego volcano. ...more [read all]
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 10:08
Explosions at the volcano have been relatively frequent recently and often intense enough to be detected on satellite imagery, monitored by Tokyo's VAAC (Volcanic Ash Advisory Center).
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 10:06
Ash plume (its deposit on snow) from Zhupanovsky (image
Activity of the volcano has picked up again recently. Several explosions occurred during the past days at the volcano, generating ash plumes that rose to approx. 22,000 ft (7 km) altitude and drifted ESE. ...more
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 08:51
Lava fountains at Fuego this morning
A new paroxysm (the 3rd this year) is occurring at the volcano. Over the past days, strombolian and effusive activity had gradually increased into now pulsating lava fountains and well-alimented lava flows. ...more [read all]

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