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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Jun 2013: Stromboli
Thursday Jun 06, 2013 17:04 PM |
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)
: When observed during 3-6 June, the volcano was at normal levels of activity which had not changed significantly since our last visit 2 weeks ago. On the crater terrace, about 7 active vents were present, with eruptions every about 15-20 minutes: the two vents in the NW crater sometimes erupted simultaneously, one with low ejections of blocks, scoria and ash, the other with loud turbine-like jets of gas and lava fragments that often reached about 250 m height. The hornito at the NW crater rim was not seen erupting.
The 3 connected glowing vents in the central crater produced pulsating steam puffs, but no spattering. ... [read more]
Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
: Activity continues with little changes, although the slow trend of decreasing seismic activity persists. A small lava lake 20 m across and weak strombolian activity were recently observed by Russian volcanologists who visited the site. Lava flows continue to be alimented and spread mainly to the SE. ...
Monday, Jun 03, 2013
Mayon (Luzon Island)
: The alert level for the volcano has been raised by PHILVOLCS. A weak incandescence is sometimes observed at the summit, and slight inflation has been detected, suggesting that magma has started to intrude into the volcanic edifice. ...
Friday, May 31, 2013
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico)
: Activity has continued to decrease and there have been no new significant explosions. The number of steam-gas emissions (which sometimes contain also small amounts of ash) has dropped from an average of 5 per hour to only 2 per hour last night. ...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles)
: Based on satellite imagery, the volcanic activity (evidenced by a significant degassing plume) was no longer visible after 25 May and has probably ended or is pausing at the moment. ...
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