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Volcanic activity world-wide 15 October 2012: Popocatépetl, Fuego, Santiaguito, Karymski, Klyuchevskoi, Nyiragongo, Sakurajima, El Hierro, Manam

Monday Oct 15, 2012 19:17 PM | DOOR: T

Activity of Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico is on a slightly increasing trend with 48 exhalations of low to medium intensity during 14-15 Oct, some of which were accompanied by small emissions of ash. The largest produced plumes rising 1.5 km above the crater. Crater glow is visible at night.

The lava flow from Fuego volcano in Guatemala is now 600 m long, and there are only few weak explosions with ash plumes about 400 m height.

Santiaguito had a small explosion this morning at 06:01 local time. Otherwise, the lava dome has been steaming and the fronts of the lava flows remain weakly active.

A small swarm of earthquakes occurred today at the center of El Hierro volcano.

An eruption of Manam volcano in Papua New Guinea produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft / 3 km altitude earlier today.

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

A hot spot continues to be visible at Karymski volcano in Kamchatka and a possible small eruption with ash to 13,000 ft / 4 km altitude occurred today at 13:00 h GMT.

Sakurajima volcano has been quieter with only a smaller explosion during the past 24 hours.

New strombolian activity from Klyuchevskoi volcano was reported by KVERT.
Vorig nieuws
Sunday, Oct 14, 2012
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. ... [meer...]
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...]

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