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Volcanic activity worldwide 31 May 2014: Etna, Sangeang Api, San Miguel

za, 31 mei 2014, 16:06
16:06 PM |
ash emission from Bocca Nuova this morning
ash emission from Bocca Nuova this morning
Eruption column and pyroclastic flow over water at Sangeang Api yesterday (picture: Sofyan Efendi)
Eruption column and pyroclastic flow over water at Sangeang Api yesterday (picture: Sofyan Efendi)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Although tremor dropped significantly yesterday evening, mild strombolian activity from the New SE crater continued throughout the night. This morning, new ash emissions from the Bocca Nuova occurred again. Whether this announces a new phase of (different) activity will have to be seen...
Video from this night's activity:


Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Eruptions continue at the volcano after yesterday's major explosion. Dense ash plumes rising from the summit crater can be seen on this morning's satellite images, and a MODIS hot spot is visible on the latest satellite data, suggesting fresh magma continues to arrive at the volcano's summit crater.
In the meanwhile, the ash and SO2 plume has drifted and spread over more than 3000 km to the E and SE, covering a vast area that includes parts of northern and eastern Australia. All flights from Darwin airport have been cancelled because of the hazardous ash cloud.
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San Miguel (El Salvador): Small ash emissions were reported at Chaparrastique volcano yesterday. Local observers heard rumblings and noticed ash fall in the area of Alpina Carreto.
Apart from a possible eruption, a major hazard is posed by mud slides and mud flows at the slopes of the volcano. Civil protection ordered new evacuations. According to local press, school classes were suspended in 12 schools located within 5 kilometers radius of Chaparrastique due to landslides in the area generated by the rains.
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Fri, 30 May 2014, 16:09
Today's eruption column at Sangeang Api (photo: @Bambang_Bimawan / Twitter)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): A major explosive eruption occurred at the remote volcano this morning at around 08:30 UTC. A subplinian eruption column quickly rose to an estimated 50-65,000 ft (15-20 km) altitude and drifted several hundred km to the east and southeast. ... Lees alle
Thu, 29 May 2014, 10:50
Shiveluch volcano today (KVERT webcam)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The volcano produced a steam and ash plume during today that rose to estimated 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude and drifted east. ... Lees alle
Tue, 27 May 2014, 16:39
Strombolian explosion at Etna's NSEC (Radiostudio7 webcam)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak strombolian activity continues with little variation from the New SE crater. A slightly increasing trend of tremor amplitude can be observed over the past days. ... Lees alle
Sat, 24 May 2014, 21:00
Satellite images showing a discolored water plume from Kavachi (NASA, compiled and annotated by Culture Volcan)
Dukono (Halmahera): A volcanic ash plume extending 60 km west and at estimated 11,000 ft (3.3 km) altitude was spotted by VAAC Darwin this morning. ... Lees alle
Fri, 23 May 2014, 21:00
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands): The eruption on the remote island continues. The most recent overflight pictures by the Japanese Coast Guard show two active vents, one with a small lava-filled vent likely producing strombolian explosions, the other emitting a steam and gas plume. ... Lees alle

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