Heard Island volcano news & activity updates
Heard Island volcano (Australia): new activity
Tuesday May 27, 2014 15:50 PM | AUTEUR : T
Some activity has probably resumed (or continued) at the remote volcano. The latest MODVOLC images show a significant hot spot at the summit crater.
MODIS hot spots at Heard Island (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
While the nature of the activity cannot be determined with certainty, the absence of ash on the snow-covered flanks of the volcano visible on satellite imagery, suggests that the activity is not or only weakly explosive and could consist in turn in the presence of a small lava lake.
Friday, Jan 10, 2014
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Monday, Dec 23, 2013
Hot spots at Mawson Peak volcano remain visible on satellite imagery, but there are no indications of lava flows. What typo of activity IS currently present on the volcano's summit is unknown. ... lire toutes
Friday, Dec 06, 2013
A hot spot at the summit crater is visible on MODIS satellite data, suggesting resumed or ongoing activity of some sort (small lava dome, lava lake?). ... lire toutes
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
A thermal hot spot was visible on satellite data from 9 Nov, suggesting that some activity continues or has resumed at the remote volcano. ... lire toutes
Thursday, Oct 03, 2013
Another hot spot is visible on current satellite data, suggesting some sort of activity occurring at Dawson's Peak crater (perhaps a small lava lake or strombolian activity). ... lire toutes