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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Wed, 17 Dec 21:00
Tokachi (Hokkaido): Japanese authorities raised the alert level of the Tokachidake volcano to 2, as signs of volcanic unrest have recently increased. An access restriction is in place of 1 km radius around the crater left by the violent eruption in 1962 ("62-2 crater"). ...more [read all]
Wed, 17 Dec 15:00
Wed, 17 Dec 14:02
Japanese authorities raised the alert level of the Tokachidake volcano to 2, as signs of volcanic unrest have recently increased. An access restriction is in place of 1 km radius around the crater left by the violent eruption in 1962 ("62-2 crater"). ...more [read all]
Wed, 17 Dec 12:33
Map of the lava flow near Pahoa as of yesterday
HVO reported that the active branch of the June 27th lava flow remains very active and advanced at an average of 285 meters per day. ...more [read all]
Wed, 17 Dec 11:08
Impressions from our last expedition, which included a night-time visit at Ijen volcano to see the famous blue flames.
Tue, 16 Dec 21:00
Lava flow map as of yesterday (USGS)
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia): Intermittent ash emissions continue to occur from time to time from the volcano. A plume of volcanic ash at 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude extending ENE was reported last night (Tokyo VAAC). ...more [read all]
Tue, 16 Dec 14:22
Small explosion from Popocatépetl this morning
No significant changes in activity have occurred recently. The volcano has occasional small explosions producing steam and ash plumes, and lava continues to arrive and slowly fill the inner summit crater, resulting in glow visible at night.
Tue, 16 Dec 10:49
Intermittent ash emissions continue to occur from time to time from the volcano. A plume of volcanic ash at 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude extending ENE was reported last night (Tokyo VAAC).
Tue, 16 Dec 10:46
Lava flow map as of yesterday (USGS)
The active lava lobe that has been advancing along the northern flow margin of the lava flow that had entered Pahoa in Nov, but then stopped, continues to advance towards the town and is now only approx. 1700 m away from the commercial center of the town. ...more [read all]
Tue, 16 Dec 10:32
Vanuatu's Geohazard unit has raised the alert level for the stratovolcano, as seismic activity has strongly increased "in a very short time span. ...more [read all]

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