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Latest news:
Heat signal from Barren Island volcano (MIROVA)
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
A new eruption is occurring at the remote and India's only active volcano. ... [more]
Steam (and ash?) plume from Barren Island on 1 March (red spot is a thermal anomaly detected by the VIIRS radiometer onboard NASA's Suomi NPP)
Thursday, Mar 03, 2016
Weak eruptive activity continues at the summit vent of the remote and rarely directly observed volcano, satellite data indicates. ... [more]
Location map of the Andaman Islands.
Location map of the Andaman Islands.
Map of the Andaman Islands with the location of Barren Island.
Map of the Andaman Islands with the location of Barren Island.
 

Barren Island volcano

Stratovolcano 354 m / 1,161 ft., Indian Ocean, 12.28°N / 93.86°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8)

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Ash plume from Barren Island volcano. Image Source: NASA Space Shuttle Date: March 14, 1995
Ash plume from Barren Island volcano. Image Source: NASA Space Shuttle Date: March 14, 1995
Comments: This oblique shot shows a large eruption plume dispersing westwards towards the main island group. From the photographs, it seems that there are three levels of the eruption plume: the first is low level, near the base of the eruption column and spreading southwest (upper left in this image). The other two levels are higher, with a suggestion of a due westerly plume (right in this image) overlain by a less visibly dense west-southwest plume of slightly different composition (upper right).
 

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