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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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Eruption of Colima volcano yesterday night (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
The volcano continues to produce strong vulcanian-type explosions, with ash plumes rising 2-3 km above the volcano. [more]
Active lava lobe and incandescent rockfalls at Sinabung in March 2015 (photo: Bastien Poux)
Monday, Mar 30, 2015
The volcano continues to effuse a viscous lava lobe from its summit crater. Frequent rockfalls and pyroclastic flows occur due to partial collapses of the sticky lava masses on the steep upper slope. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow from Colima this morning
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Strong explosions continue to occur. An eruption at 08:20 local time this morning produced several pyroclastic flows that traveled down the western flank of the volcano: ... [more]
Glow from Aso's Nakadake crater
Explosive activity and ash emissions have decreased or ceased. Bright glow and intense steaming/degassing from the main vent in the Nakadake crater however suggest the presence of a small lava lake. [more]
Glow from  Shin-Dake crater
Incandescence can be seen from the crater of the volcano, suggesting mild activity (e.g. release of very hot gasses) continues. Since its last eruption in August 2014 the volcano remains at alert level 3 (out of 5). [more]

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