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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
View of the eruption this morning (Mila webcam)
View of the eruption this morning (Mila webcam)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (30 Oct) The effusive eruption that had started on 7 August seems to be ending: the lava flow emitted from the 650 m vent at the eastern base of the summit crater complex has decreased a lot two days ago and seems to have almost (or completely) stopped by today. ...more [read all]
County of Hawaii media image of lava flow reaching earth barrier in Pahoa village on Oct 29, 2014.
County of Hawaii media image of lava flow reaching earth barrier in Pahoa village on Oct 29, 2014.
County of Hawaii media image of lava flow front in Pahoa village on Oct 29, 2014.
County of Hawaii media image of lava flow front in Pahoa village on Oct 29, 2014.
Prominent among other "hot topics" today, the Pahoa resident whose house is immediately in threat has constructed a 5m/15ft earth barrier to attempt to divert the lava around his house. While the legality of his action has come into question, local officials are stressing constructive dialog the unites, not divides, the community. However, as of this morning the lava has reached the barrier which still remains in place and began spreading around it. The earth barrier can be seen in the USGS photo in our previous post, as well as in the County images released this morning. ...more [read all]
Glow from the crater of Copahue on 27 Oct (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Glow from the crater of Copahue on 27 Oct (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Signs of unrest at the volcano have decreased and SERNAGEOMIN lowered the alert level back to yellow: ...more [read all]
A relatively large explosion occurred at the volcano last night at 23:40 local time. According to local news, the eruption lasted about 45 minutes and was accompanied by strong seismic activity, which was felt by the local population. ...more [read all]
View of the lava flows moving into Pahoa village on the afternoon of 29 Oct (image: HVO)
View of the lava flows moving into Pahoa village on the afternoon of 29 Oct (image: HVO)
This afternoon, the lava flow continued to move through private property and gets ever closer to the Pahoa village road. The leading edge of the flow was advancing about 10 m (11 yd) per hour this afternoon. It flow moved downslope about 125 m (136 yd) over the past 24 hours. The flow width was less than about 50 meters (55 yards) at the leading edge. ...more [read all]
View of the eruption this morning (Mila webcam)
View of the eruption this morning (Mila webcam)
Gas plumes from the eruptino seen during a surveillance flight 28 Oct (IMO)
Gas plumes from the eruptino seen during a surveillance flight 28 Oct (IMO)
Huge lava effusion rates continue to characterize the ongoing eruption at the Holuhraun fissure. There are no signs of the eruption ending soon. ...more
The viscous lava flow on the eastern side continues to advance slowly. No significant explosive activity from the lava dome has been reported recently.
The volcano's activity has been stable over the past weeks. Mild to moderate strombolian explosions continue. ...more [read all]
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
Thermal image of the upper Sciara del Fuoco of Stromboli
The effusive eruption that had started on 7 August seems to be ending: the lava flow emitted from the 650 m vent at the eastern base of the summit crater complex has decreased a lot two days ago and seems to have almost (or completely) stopped by today. ...more

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