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The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
The city of Naples and Vesuvius volcano - perhaps THE volcano...
Every volcano in the world that has erupted within the past 10,000 years or is considered potentially active and many extinct volcanoes are listed.
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The 2 active lava fronts advancing towards Apa'a Street just before the contact earlier today (HVO)
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
The lava flows have now crossed the Apa'a Street and thus, formally, entered the area of the village of Pahoa. ... [more]
The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a "near crater warning" for the Shinmoedake vent of Kirishima volcano last Friday. Increased earthquake activity were detected and mean an increased risk of a possible (probably phreatic) explosions. ... [more]
The eruption seems to continue with no changes, but there were no visual observations today. IMO writes: ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung this morning
More pyroclastic flows have occurred today. A larger one this morning at 09:47 local time probably reached 3-4 km length and produced an ash plume that rose to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude. [more]
Vulcanian explosion at Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu webcam)
Friday, Oct 24, 2014
Following a week of relatively low activity, the volcano has become more active again during the past days. A particularly strong vulcanian explosion occurred this morning and produced an ash plume that rose to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude. ... [more]

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