Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
20 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: ruimten beschikbaar / : gegarandeerd / : enkele spaties links / : geboekt uit

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Willekeurige foto 's
Watch volcanoes live on our webcam and online data viewer tool!

 

Volcanic activity worldwide 23 May 2013: Etna

Thursday May 23, 2013 21:04 PM |

Seismic trace of the 3.5 earthquake today (ESVO station, INGV Catania)
Seismic trace of the 3.5 earthquake today (ESVO station, INGV Catania)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake occurred under the town of Zafferana, about 10 km east of the summit area this afternoon.
The volcano has been quiet for some while now, but it could (and likely will) erupt again in the near future. Whether this earthquake is a harbinger of something new to come is impossible to say at the moment, but it's a good idea to keep a close watch of the volcano.
... [read more]
Vorig nieuws
Strombolian eruption from the NE vent (21 May 2013)
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Explosive activity at Stromboli is currently at normal to moderately high levels, but the magma column has obviously dropped considerably compared to previous weeks, as there are no longer lava overflows. We observed the volcano during the past days and found a total of 8 active vents in the crater terrace, out of which 4 were showing their typical different strombolian activity: ... [meer...]
Ash emissions from Turrialba volcano (OVSICORI webcam)
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Turrialba (Costa Rica): New ash emissions occurred yesterday and produced light ash falls in the outskirts of San José, in the areas of Guadalupe, Tres Ríos, Curridabat, and Ipis (at about 30 km distance). ... [meer...]
Glow from Popocatépetl's summit (CENAPRED webcam)
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): An increase in seismicity since 26 April triggered VSI to rise the alert status from 2 to 3 on a scale of 1-4 (from "Waspada", "watch" to Siaga", alert). For the moment, only degassing has been observed as surface activity. ... [meer...]
Thermal image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV Catania)
Monday, May 20, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Over the past days, Stromboli has returned to normal levels of activity with frequent, mostly small to medium-sized explosions and low to medium tremor. Small lava overflows and frequent rockfalls still occur. ... [meer...]
Pavlof volcano eruption column, May 18, 2013. Photo courtesy Theo Chesley. (AVO)
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Kizimen (Kamchatka): The lava dome remains active and produces hot avalanches on the western and eastern flanks. KVERT reports moderate seismic activity, incandescence of the volcano summit and medium to strong degassing. ... [meer...]

Meer op VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery en andere bronnen zoals.
Materiaalgebruik: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.