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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Glow at Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Glow at Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Glow from Semeru's summit at night (VSI webcam)
Glow from Semeru's summit at night (VSI webcam)
Askja (Central Iceland): A large landslide occurred from the southern wall of the Askja caldera yesterday night. The slide caused a large flood wave in the Öskjuvatn lake that also swept into the famous Viti crater. ...more [read all]
A large landslide occurred from the southern wall of the Askja caldera yesterday night. The slide caused a large flood wave in the Öskjuvatn lake that also swept into the famous Viti crater. ...more [read all]
Seismic unrest continues at the volcanic massif of Chiles and Cerro Negro. However, it decreased during the past week with less than 700 events recorded, compared to 1500-1800 per week during the month before. ...more [read all]
No explosions were observed since yesterday, but the lava flow at the eastern rim of the Caliente dome remains active, producing rockfalls into the Nima 1 river canyon. Strong degassing is occurring from the dome.
No significant changes in activity have occurred at the volcano. The observatory reported 8 weak and one moderate strombolian-type explosion since yesterday. ...more
Glow from Semeru's summit at night (VSI webcam)
Glow from Semeru's summit at night (VSI webcam)
Progression of a presumed lava flow (thermal anomaly) on the SE slope (Images: ASTER/GSJ, compiled and annotated by Culture Volcan)
Progression of a presumed lava flow (thermal anomaly) on the SE slope (Images: ASTER/GSJ, compiled and annotated by Culture Volcan)
Activity, weak during the past months, seems to have picked up. A new lava flow has started to slowly descend the southeastern slope. ...more [read all]
Gas plume from Ubinas with possibly some ash this morning
Gas plume from Ubinas with possibly some ash this morning
Small explosion yesterday
Small explosion yesterday
The volcano has been relatively calm over the past days, producing mostly a very weak gas plume with dilute ash, as well as sporadic small explosions.
Current seismic activity (CEAP station / AVO)
Current seismic activity (CEAP station / AVO)
Earthquakes have decreased but are still above background levels. No eruptive activity has been recorded. Alert level remains yellow.
MODIS hot spots at Shishaldin (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS hot spots at Shishaldin (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, weak activity continues. MODIS data show elevated surface temperatures in the summit crater, but there are no visual or other indicators of eruptive activity available.

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