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Fri, 31 May 2013, 17:04
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Activity has continued to decrease and there have been no new significant explosions. The number of steam-gas emissions (which sometimes contain also small amounts of ash) has dropped from an average of 5 per hour to only 2 per hour last night. ...more [read all]
Fri, 31 May 2013, 10:09
As the seismic signal suggested, a strong increase in activity occurred yesterday evening and culminated in the effusion of a lava flow from the Mackenney crater which lasted about 2 hours. ...more [read all]
Thu, 30 May 2013, 13:48
Current seismic recording from Popocatépetl
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles): Based on satellite imagery, the volcanic activity (evidenced by a significant degassing plume) was no longer visible after 25 May and has probably ended or is pausing at the moment. ...more [read all]
Thu, 30 May 2013, 13:47
Hazard map of Copahue and threatened villages (graphics created by El Mercurio newspaper)
The seismic crisis continues, but has decreased in intensity. An eruption in the near future still remains a likely scenario, SERNAGEOMIN scientists emphazise, as this decrease in energy could be temporary. It is impossible to predict whether this is a question of days or weeks, or even if an eruption actually will occur. ...more [read all]
Thu, 30 May 2013, 13:19
Today's seismic recording from Pacaya (PCG station, INSIVUMEH)
The volcano has been mostly hidden in clouds, but strombolian (and perhaps effusive) activity continues as can be seen from glow at night and noises from explosions and degassing. A strong increase of seismic activity seems to have started a few hours ago as suggested by the current seismogram.
Wed, 29 May 2013, 14:06
Steam and ash plume from Yasur on 8 May 2013 and hazard map of Yasur volcano and explanation of status levels (Geohazards)
Tolbachik (Kamchatka): Eruptive activity continues, with fluid lava flows from the southern fissure being still emitted. However, also a very slow trend of decreasing tremor is visible. ...more [read all]
Wed, 29 May 2013, 13:32
Steam and ash plume from Yasur on 8 May 2013 and hazard map of Yasur volcano and explanation of status levels (Geohazards)
Explosive (strombolian) activity level has been increasing recently, the latest bulletin of Geohazard today indicates. The alert level remains at 2, but an increase to 3 is possible in the near future. ...more [read all]
Wed, 29 May 2013, 08:34
The earthquake swarm has increased and continues today, but the volcano has not yet erupted. The earthquakes are occurring at very high frequency (130 per hour) and are mostly "hybrid", i.e. related to both rock-fracturing and fluid-movements within the volcanic edifice. ...more [read all]
Tue, 28 May 2013, 17:04
Ash emission yesterday at 18:03 and 18:04 (local time) seen through the web cam in Piraña. (INGEOMINAS)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): An explosion early today at 05:03 h (local time) ejected incandescent fragments to 1.5 km distance from the crater on the northeastern slope and generated a column of ash that reached more than 2 km height above the crater and was dispersed to the SW. ...more [read all]
Tue, 28 May 2013, 16:07
An explosion early today at 05:03 h (local time) ejected incandescent fragments to 1.5 km distance from the crater on the northeastern slope and generated a column of ash that reached more than 2 km height above the crater and was dispersed to the SW. ...more

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