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Updated: Oct 1, 2022 04:07 GMT -

Volcano Updates

Sat, 1 Oct 2022, 04:02

White Island volcano (New Zealand): alert status lowered to Yellow

White Island volcano (image: GeoNet)
In the last update, we informed about minor ash emissions from the crater detected by the GeoNet surveillance camera on 18 September. ... Read all
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Fri, 30 Sep 2022, 21:00

Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Sep 2022: Stromboli volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Reventa...

Map of today's active volcanoes
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV) reported that a strong eruption occurred at the volcano at 13:26 local time yesterday. ... Read all
Wed, 11 May 2022, 18:39

Yellowstone volcano (United States): small earthquake

University of Utah Earthquake Hazards Program Website. Photo Credit: USGS.
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reported that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 07:32 AM on May 11, 2022 (MDT). ... Read all
Thu, 9 Sep 2021, 19:57

Askja volcano (Central Iceland) activity update: Alert level raised to Yellow

Updated InSAR image. Credit: IMO
IMO has now raised Askja to Yellow status as the rapid deformation of the caldera is continuing and has now reached 7 cm in just six weeks. Rising magma is also only at 2-3 km depth, so the possibility of an eruption in the near-term is increased. ... Read all
Sat, 1 Oct 2022, 00:24

World Earthquake Report for Friday, 30 September 2022

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  1 Oct 2022
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 8 quakes 5.0+, 54 quakes 4.0+, 133 quakes 3.0+, 259 quakes 2.0+ (455 total)
Global seismic activity level on 30 September 2022: MODERATE
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Fri, 30 Sep 2022, 18:00

World Earthquake Report for September 2022

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during September 2022
Jump to daily reports for Sep 2022: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30
Summary: 3 quakes 7.0+, 14 quakes 6.0+, 148 quakes 5.0+, 1631 quakes 4.0+, 5819 quakes 3.0+, 15221 quakes 2.0+ (22836 total) ... Read all
Mon, 25 Jul 2022, 16:08

Science Spotlight: Volcanism on Planet Venus

Planet Venus hiding beneath its thick toxic atmosphere (image: NASA)
Planet's Earth closest sister, Venus, is not only similar in size and composition, but also has volcanic activity. In fact, volcanic deposits cover approx. 80 % of its surface! Read all
Mon, 27 Jun 2022, 09:12

Science Spotlight: Geothermal Colors

Morning Glory Pool. Photo Credit: Leandra Xochitl Marshall.
Volcanic processes, where vapors and water heated by magma rise to the surface, can create striking geothermic landforms such as fumarolic fields, hydrothermal or geothermal springs, acidic brines, salt chimneys, pillars, terraces, and pools. ... Read all
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