Karthala volcano (Indian Ocean, world) activity update: incandescence at summit crater
Thu, 17 May 2012, 10:05 10:05 AM | BY: TObservers in the villages of Mde and Mkazi, on the W flank of Karthala, reported increased incandescence from the summit during the night of 9-10 May.
Wed, 9 May 2012, 06:00
Karthala volcano (Grand Comore Island) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 9 May-15 May 2012 (New Activity / Unrest)
Observers in the villages of Mde and Mkazi, on the W flank of Karthala, reported increased incandescence from the summit during the night of 9-10 May. ... Read all
Sat, 13 Jan 2007, 12:13
A new eruption started at Karthala volcano (the 4th within two years). Details of the eruption are still scarse, but observations from the capital Moroni (15 km distant) suggest that the activity might not take place in the Chungu Chahale crater, where the other recent eruptions were located, but north of it or perhaps even outside the caldera. Residents of Moroni report seing "jets of red flames above the summit of Karthala" in the night of 12-13 January. On 13 January, eruptive tremor was low but a number of earthquakes could be felt in Moroni and an ash plume was observed above the volcano. Read all