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Volcanic activity world-wide 13-14 October 2012: Popocatépetl, Fuego, Santiaguito, Karymski, Nyiragongo, Sakurajima

Sunday Oct 14, 2012 20:00 PM | DOOR: T

Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico continues to produce relatively ash-rich small explosions at a rate of approximately 1 per hour. Glow is seen at night.

The lava flow from Fuego volcano in Guatemala is now 400 m long, and there are few weak explosions.

Santiaguito remains very calm. Part of the southwest lava flow has collapsed in its east end, while some of the flow remains active. No explosions have occurred recently.

A strong SO2 plume can be seen from Ambrym volcano on Vanuatu today. Several small lava lakes remain active there.

Sakurajima volcano has had no less than 5 explosions of moderate size (ash cloud heights up to 10,000 ft / 3 km) during 14 Oct, after a 3 days period with (probably) just one eruption.

A strong SO2 plume is drifting from Nyiragongo and/or neighboring Nymuragira volcanoes in the DR Congo.

A hot spot continues to be visible at Karymski volcano in Kamchatka.
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Friday, Oct 12, 2012
A new eruptive phase began on Thursday, 9th October (or possibly the 8th October) at Paluweh volcano in Indonesia, the volcano has been dormant since 1985. The volcano has shown signs of revival since October 1st. (Thanks to Volcanism Bulletin for the update). ... [meer...]
Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
Seismic activity at El Hierro volcano has calmed down from 15 quakes on Sunday, 4 yesterday and only two very small ones registered today. ... [meer...]
Monday, Oct 08, 2012
The small earthquake swarm at El Hierro volcano appears to have ended already. The frequency of quakes has decreased. ... [meer...]
Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
Increased activity took place in the Bocca Nuova crater of Etna volcano during last night, when the tremor steeply rose. It dropped back to normal levels this morning. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Oct 06, 2012
New explosions occurred at Lokon volcano in North Sulawesi which erupted 3 times yesterday evening, producing ash plumes rising 1.5 km above the crater and ejecting glowing bombs to 350 m height. ... [meer...]

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