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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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Volcano news:

Friday, Feb 20, 2015
A high-level eruption at 15:22 UTC (22:22 local time) with an ash plume rising to 45,000 ft (15 km) altitude was reported by Darwin VAAC short time ago. ... [more]
Ash plume from Shiveluch volcano today (MTSAT-2 image / VAAC Tokyo)
An eruption today produced an ash plume that rose to estimated 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude, detected on infrared satellite imagery (VAAC Tokyo). ... [more]
Sinabung's new lava lobe in the crater (image: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Pyroclastic flows continue to occur, as a new lobe of viscous lava is growing in the summit crater. The collapses during the past 2 weeks and their associated flows have strongly changed the morphology of the crater, removing most of the existing dome, while this is now being replaced by fresh material. ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 19, 2015
36 explosions occurred from Showa Crater during 9-13 February and ejected tephra as far as 1,300 m. ... [more]
Incandescent avalanches from an explosion at Klyuchevskoy this morning
The strombolian-type activity from the summit crater of the volcano continues at moderate levels, with little changes over the past week. ... [more]

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