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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Jul 2013: Kizimen
Tuesday Jul 16, 2013 17:04 PM | Kizimen (Kamchatka)
: On 15 July, ash plumes were observed drifting 20 nautical miles NW from Batu Tara.
On 15 - 16 July, small incandescent rock avalanches were noted from Kizimen. Lava Dome growth was at low levels.
Monday, Jul 15, 2013
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan)
: The volcano remains in a state of elevated activity. Ash emission and explosions have been occurring with no break when observed from nearby during the past night: ...
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
El Hierro (Canary Islands, Spain)
: (14 Jul
) Small clusters of earthquakes continue to occur in two areas, at 10-20 km depth, one located beneath the central area of the island and the second under an area off the western tip. Overall, seismic activity has remained low and shows a decreasing trend over the past months. ...
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan)
: Strong activity continues. This morning, a relatively large vulcanian-type explosion produced a plume rising to 14,000 ft (4.3 km) altitude. The the volcano continued to emit ash for several hours following the explosion. ...
Tuesday, Jul 09, 2013
: While the activity of lava effusion from the southern vent continues, the recent tremor measurements of KVERT have been showing a decreasing trend since mid June, after having been stable or even rising a bit since April. This means that the effusion rate is likely decreasing as well, but still, it is difficult to predict when the eruption will eventually end. ...
Monday, Jul 08, 2013
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles)
: Weak steam-gas emission was observed on 3 July, and a thermal anomaly was observed on 4 July on satellite data, SVERT reports. It is not known what sort of activity is currently occurring at the volcano. ...
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