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Volcanoes Today, 21 Dec 2014: Kilauea volcano
Sunday Dec 21, 2014 09:00 AM |
Map of the lava flow near Pahoa as of 19 Dec
: The June 27th lava flow continues to advance slowly, at a rate of approx. 100 m per day. The active northern flow front was approx. 800 m from the west edge of the Pahoa Marketplace and about 1 km from Highway 130, measured in a straight line.
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014
Fogo (Cape Verde)
: (19 Dec
) It seems that after a short period of quietening down (9-14 December) the Fogo eruption has regained its strength. This confirms our earlier report of increased emission of sulphur dioxide thought to indicate the rise of a new magma batch. ...
Friday, Dec 19, 2014
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland)
: The eruption continues with little variation. The Nornahraun lava field is now almost 80 square km in size. An extensive lava tube system has formed inside it, bringing supply of lava to the outer areas. ...
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
: A relatively large explosion and/or dome collapse event occurred yesterday evening (this morning in Kamchatka). An ash plume was reported to rise to 33,000 ft (10 km) altitude. ...
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
: Japanese authorities raised the alert level of the Tokachidake volcano to 2, as signs of volcanic unrest have recently increased. An access restriction is in place of 1 km radius around the crater left by the violent eruption in 1962 ("62-2 crater"). ...
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia)
: Intermittent ash emissions continue to occur from time to time from the volcano. A plume of volcanic ash at 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude extending ENE was reported last night (Tokyo VAAC). ...
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