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Soufriere Hills vulkaan
Stratovolcano, lava dome 1050 m / 3300 ft (changing!)
Montserrat, West Indies (UK), 16.72°N / -62.18°W
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Soufrière Hills, Montserrat: volcano news & activity updates

Vulkaan Soufrière Hills (Montserrat): kleine pyroclastische stroom van koepel met geen waarschuwing

Wednesday Mar 14, 2012 11:52 AM | DOOR: T

Een kleine pyroclastische stroom heeft plaatsgevonden uit Montserrat van Soufrière Hills vulkaan op 9 maart, MVO rapporten. De stroom was klein, maar gebeurde zonder waarschuwing op rond 5: 20 pm (lokale tijd) van de westerse flanken van Soufriere Hills vulkaan omlaag in voorjaar Ghaut.
De pyroclastische stroom reisden ongeveer 1 km naar het westen richting Plymouth voor haar as afgevoerd naar een kleine aswolk stijgt 1.3 km en drijven de richting van St. Georges Hill en de zee te vormen. MVO heeft gepubliceerd verdere details en foto's van dit evenement is belangrijk omdat het tijdens een rustige fase van de vulkaan terwijl er geen stroom actieve lavakoepel groei en illustreert het gevaar van plotselinge pyroclastische stromen.
Er waren geen voorlopers van dit evenement. Hoewel de activiteit is over het algemeen laag geweest, illustreert deze gebeurtenis duidelijk dat Soufrière Hills vulkaan nog steeds een actieve vulkaan is en dat pyroclastische stromen op elk gewenst moment met weinig tot geen waarschuwing optreden kunnen.
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Koppelingen / Bronnen:
  • Small pyroclastic flow down Spring Ghaut (Montserrat Volcano Observatory, MVO)
Vorig nieuws
Thursday, Feb 02, 2012
20-27 January activity at the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. Small areas of incandescence emanated from the lava dome at night, similar to observations noted in recent months. On 27 January a small lahar descended from the W side of the lava dome. ... [meer...]
Friday, Jul 09, 2010
Montserrat's volcano Soufriére Hills has entered a new eruptive phase. Starting on 25 June 2010, mild ash venting has been observed from Soufriere Hills volcano. [meer...]
Thursday, Jun 24, 2010
The lava dome on Montserrat is again growing. The latest USGS/GVP activity report summarizes the recent activity: "MVO reported that pyroclastic flows from the Soufrière Hills lava dome occurred during 11-18 June. One of the largest pyroclastic flows traveled W down Gages Valley; others originated from within the collapse scar. A thermal camera showed several hot areas on the lava dome, likely exposed from rockfall and pyroclastic flow activity. On 28 June a small lahar descended the Belham Valley, to the NW. The Hazard Level remained at 3." [meer...]
Tuesday, Mar 02, 2010
According to a local observer, the possibly first pyroclastic flow from Soufrière Hills since 11 Feb was observed on 1 March 2010. The lava dome was reported glowing bright at night. [meer...]
Satellite images showing actual changes in deposited material, marked by grey areas (Graphic: MVO, images courtesy of NASA)
Saturday, Feb 27, 2010
NSAS and MVO published a comparision of two satellite images taken on 17 Mar 2007 and a recent one from 21 Feb 2010. The dramatic changes to the landscape including the extension of the eastern coastline near the former Bramble airport are spectacular. ... [meer...]

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