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Volcanoes Today, 1 Apr 2015: Mount Olympus volcano

Wednesday Apr 01, 2015 01:00 AM |
Mount Olympus (Mars): NASA scientists studying volcanic rocks from Mars came to the conclusion that the red planet´s volcano, Mount Olympus, is not dead or dormant but in fact an active volcano whose last eruption might have been as recent as a few years to decades ago.
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Eruption of Colima volcano yesterday night (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Colima (Western Mexico): 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
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (30 Mar) 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]
Eruption column from Shiveluch this morning (photo: Y. Demyanchuck / www.volkstat.ru)
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (26 Mar) Another powerful vulcanian explosion occurred this morning at 10:03 local time at the volcano. An eruption column rose to approx. 10 km altitude. ... [more]
Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): Mild activity (small explosions and light ash emissions) continues at the summit crater of the volcano ... [more]
Incandescence from strombolian activity at Villarrica last evening
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Intermittent strombolian to vulcanian explosions continue to occur at the volcano. ... [more]

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