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Mon, 31 Dec 2012, 09:21
Small pyroclastic flow from Shiveluch on 30 Dec 2012
Activity at Shiveluch has been relatively calm, but the slow extrusion of the lava dome inside the crater continues as incandescence and occasional explosions, but also occasional rockfalls and associated weak pyroclastic flows show. As our French colleagues from activolcans noticed, a small partial dome collapse occurred last night at 21h54 local time and produced a pyroclastic flow that traveled almost 1 km through the ravine at the base of the active dome. ...more
Mon, 31 Dec 2012, 04:01
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012, 11:52
Pacaya volcano in Guatemala is waking up. A series of 3 small explosions occurred yesterday morning and generated small ash plumes rising 500 m. The explosions were probably phreatic, but along with the previous explosions 10 days ago they likely indicate that magma has started to rise within the volcano and might reach the surface soon again. Strombolian and/or lava flow effusion activity, Pacaya's typical activity, could thus resume in a relatively short time. ...more [read all]
Sat, 29 Dec 2012, 11:05
Seismic recording from morning of 28 Dec showing the explosion signals
Pacaya volcano is waking up. A series of 3 small explosions occurred yesterday morning and generated small ash plumes rising 500 m. The explosions were probably phreatic, but along with the previous explosions 10 days ago they likely indicate that magma has started to rise within the volcano and might reach the surface soon again. Strombolian and/or lava flow effusion activity, Pacaya's typical activity, could thus resume in a relatively short time. ...more
Fri, 28 Dec 2012, 09:13
Lokon volcano in North Sulawesi has had another explosion yesterday (27th) at 16:50 local time. The ash plume appears to be of considerable height, although Darwin VAAC has not (yet) published a warning. ...more [read all]
Thu, 27 Dec 2012, 11:05
Ash emission from San Cristobal (image: SINAPRED)
The series of small ash explosions starting on 25 Dec at around 20h00 local time continued throughout the night and increased in intensity during the morning of 26 Dec. Activity decreased around noon yesterday, but resumed again in the afternoon with 4 more explosions between 13:25 - 16:11 h local time at intervals of 20-60 minutes, accompanied by strong pulses of tremor. ...more [read all]
Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 13:43
Stromboli volcano has greeted us again with a Christmas present - since the evening of 23 Dec, a lava flow has been issueing, at least intermittently, from the eastern crater area and spreading over the upper part of the Sciara del Fuoco. Activity at the volcano has been elevated since some time, and we will have a look ourselves in the near future. ...more [read all]
Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 12:29
This morning's seismic signal (CRIN station, INETER) showing continuous tremor
New eruptive activity has been reported from San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua. It appears that small ash emissions started late in the evening of 25 Dec (local time). Plumes reach 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude VAAC Washington reports. ...more
Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 09:07
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 08:53
The new lava flow on the evening of 25.12.
The activity at Stromboli has lately increased, as our colleague Marc Szlegat observed over the holidays. Since 23 December small lava overflows occurred from the eastern crater area and produced lava flows with varying length on the upper part of the Sciara del Fuoco. ...more [read all]

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