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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 May 2013: Mayon

Tuesday May 07, 2013 17:04 PM |

Mayon (Luzon Island): A sudden (probably phreatic) powerful eruption from the summit crater occurred this morning and killed at least 5 people in camp #2 and wounded 15 others.
The victims, many foreigners, were part of an organized group of climbers. They were surprised by the explosion that showered the camp area with ballistic blocks that hit them.
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MODIS hot spot data for Paluweh island, showing the hot pyroclastic deposits S, E and W of the dome (MODIS, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, May 06, 2013
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Eruptions have intensified at the volcano. Over the past 2 days, several explosions produced ash plumes rising to about 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude and drifting 30-45 nautical miles to the W and NW (VAAC Darwin). ... [meer...]
Saturday, May 04, 2013
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): A possible explosion occurred this morning at the volcano at 5:00AM AKDT (13:00 UTC) by AVO infrasound recorders. The infrasound signals suggest that this was a relatively short duration, low-level explosion. No eruption cloud has been detected in available satellite views. AVO received no other reports of activity. (USGS / AVO) ... [meer...]
SO2 plume from Popocatépetl yesterday (NOAA)
Friday, May 03, 2013
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Since 1 May, activity has been increasing again from relatively low levels during the weeks before. Over the past 3 days, several explosions have produced ash plumes rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude and on most days, there have been 3-4 daily explosions (for Sakurajima, this is a large number). ... [meer...]
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Lava continues to intermittently flow over and out of vents at the rim and the base of the NE crater. Yesterday, the active flow front had reached about half way down the Sciara, local guides reported. ... [meer...]
Lava overflow on the Sciara del Fuoco (INGV thermal webcam)
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): After decreasing a bit yesterday, the overflow of lava from the NE vents has gained in strength this morning again, accompanied by constant rockfalls, relatively strong explosions and higher tremor. ... [meer...]

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