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The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
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Infrared image of the lava flow on Reventador volcano on 10 Nov (IGEPN)
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
A new lava flow is active on the upper NW flank of the volcano, originating from the base of its lava dome. Likely, the flow started in mid to late October; on 19 Nov, it had a length of less than 1 km. [more]
Strombolian acttivity at the summit vents of Stromboli (INGV)
Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. ... [more]
Eruption column from yesterday's explosion at Colima (photo: Mario Anguiano M. / ‏@gobernador_mam / twitter)
A strong explosion occurred yesterday afternoon, producing a 5 km tall ash plume. ... [more]
Largest breakout point from lava tube near the forested hill Pu`u Kahauale`a, 1.6km/1.0mi from Pu`u  `Ō`ō, on November 17, 2014 (USGS-HVO).
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
A new surge of lava over the past 2-3 days is moving through and leaking from lava tubes that until recently were feeding the eruption front in Pahoa village. Prior to the surge, the lava flow's forward progress had stalled once again with the little remaining activity both widening and inflating the flow field. It remains to be seen how far this surge can move through the pre-existing lava tube towards Pahoa, having so far travelled "about 11 km (7 mi) in a straight line distance downslope of Pu`u `Ō`ō" according to the County of Hawai`i and USGS-HVO. [more]
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
The volcano continues to produce occasional (generally smaller) pyroclastic flows triggered by collapsing parts of the still active lava lobe on the upper southeastern flank. [more]

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