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Volcanoes Today, 23 Nov 2014: Fogo volcano
Sunday Nov 23, 2014 18:00 PM |
Fogo (Cape Verde)
: A new eruption started at the volcano this morning around 10:00 local time. The aviation alert was raised to red due to possible ash emissions that could harm aircraft in the area.
Not much detail about the eruption is so far available, but a strong thermal anomaly was detected on satellite data, suggesting the presence of lava at the vent, perhaps in the form of lava fountains. Typical eruptions of Fogo start with lava fountains / strombolian activity that build a new cone, followed by lava flow effusion. ... [read more]
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)
: Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. ...
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
: (19 Nov
) A series of eruptions occurred during the past days from the volcano's growing lava dome. Tokyo VAAC issued alerts about ash plumes rising up to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude. ...
Monday, Nov 17, 2014
: Winter conditions continue to make it difficult to study the fissure eruption at Holuhraun. Rare opportunities for visual observation however revealed that the Baugur crater ceased to eject tall lava fountains and transformed into an elongated, boiling lava lake. Magma seems to be welling up in this lava lake at the same effusion rate as early November. The two images accompanying this update are snapshots from a stunning video
recently shot by Jon Gustafson. ...
Sunday, Nov 16, 2014
Pavlof (Alaska Peninsula, USA)
: (16 Nov
) The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports that "the eruption that began on November 12 has intensified and the ash cloud height is currently estimated at 25,000 ft above sea level. ...
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