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Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Jul 2014: Etna
Saturday Jul 26, 2014 21:00 PM |
Thermal image of the effusive vents at the base of the NE crater with the lava flow (Monte Cagliato webcam, INGV Catania)Etna (Sicily, Italy)
: (25 Jul
) A new vent opened yesterday morning at 11:14 local time.
It is located about 150-200 metres north of the two previous vents at the eastern base of the NE crater.... [read more]
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Askja (Central Iceland)
: A large landslide occurred from the southern wall of the Askja caldera yesterday night. The slide caused a large flood wave in the Öskjuvatn lake that also swept into the famous Viti crater. ...
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
: Kīlauea continued to erupt at its summit and within the East Rift Zone, and gas emissions in both areas remained elevated. There was no significant change in tilt recorded at the summit, and the lava lake level was relatively steady over the past week leveling at ~30m (98ft). ...
Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014
Katla (Southern Iceland)
: An increased number of small earthquakes, up to magnitude 2.7, has been occurring near the surface or at very shallow depths under Katla's ice cap since yesterday. ...
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Volcano Calendar 2017
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Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.