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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:

Steam plume from Aso's Nakadake crater today
Friday, May 22, 2015
Overall, activity has decreased and incandescence has not been seen during the past nights. The current activity is dominated by strong steam and gas emissions from crater 1 and, to a lesser degree, from crater 2 in the western end of Nakadake crater complex. ... [more]
Strong explosion at Sakurajima yesterday
A peak of activity occurred yesterday, with two strong explosions that produced ash plums that rose to 17,000 ft / 5 km altitude. ... [more]
The alert level of the volcano was raised to "yellow", after an increase in seismic activity was detected. ... [more]
Strong explosion at Fuego volcano yesterday
Activity at the volcano has increased during the past days. Strombolian explosions have been small, moderate and large and occurring frequently. Ash plumes rose to 1 km above the crater and incandescent jets 150 m above the crater. ... [more]
Piton de la Fournaise's lava flow on 21 May (photo: Fabrice Juigner / facebook)
The eruption continues with stable lava effusion accompanied by stable tremor levels since Monday. Lava fountaining at the vent reaches up to 40 m height and the lava flow continues to move slowly towards the coast, from where it was still 3 km distant yesterday evening. [more]

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