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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Apr 2015: Dempo volcano, Piton de la Fournaise, Sinabung

Thursday Apr 30, 2015 21:00 PM |

Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday at 18:20 (image: @endrolewa / twitter)
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday at 18:20 (image: @endrolewa / twitter)
Seismicity at Dempo volcano (PVMBG)
Seismicity at Dempo volcano (PVMBG)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (29 Apr) A series of strong pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday 28 April 2015, reaching 3-4.5 km distance. The largest, at 18:20 local time touched and burnt the (evacuated) village of Guru Kinayan on the southern slope of the volcano.
The flows, at least 9 in total, were results of the partial collapse of the recently emplaced lava lobe on the steep upper flank. They occurred at 17:02, 17:20, 17:33, 17:44, 17:47, 17:50, 18:03, 18:20 (probably the largest one), and at 19:52 local time.

Dempo (Sumatra): (29 Apr) PVMBG raised the alert level of the volcano to 2 (waspada, "watch" on a scale of 1-4) because of increased seismic activity (mainly tremor and volcanic-tectonic earthquakes).
It is recommended not to approach the crater within 1 km.
... [read more]

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): (29 Apr) A new eruption could be on its way at the volcano.
A sharp increase in volcanic CO2 emissions, significant deformation of the Dolomieu crater, and a migration of earthquakes from deep to shallow (7 km) levels, as well as earthquakes near the surface itself that have appeared over the past weekend suggest new magma is on its rise to a possible new eruption, which would be the second in 2015.
... [read more]
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Overflow of Kilauea's summit lava lake early this morning
Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Kilauea (Hawai'i): For the first time since its appearance in 2008, the lava lake has spilled over into the floor of Halema'uma'u crater. ... [meer...]
lava lake in the Overlook crater on 26 April morning, when it reached to within 3 m (10 ft) of the floor of Halemaʻumaʻu. This is the highest the lava lake has reached during the current summit eruption. (HVO)
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (28 Apr) The lava lake inside the summit caldera's Halema'uma'u crater has been constantly rising since 22 April and is now about to overflow. ... [meer...]
Ash plume from Sakurajima's explosion this morning
Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (27 Apr) An explosion occurred this morning that was strong enough to produce an ash plume to approx. 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude (VAAC Tokyo). ... [meer...]
Exlosion at Nakadake volcano (Aso volcano) this morning
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Aso (Kyushu): Mild to moderate strombolian explosions from the Nakadake crater have become continuous. ... [meer...]
Strombolian explosion at Turrialba this morning
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
Turrialba (Costa Rica): The ejection of incandescent lava in small strombolian-type explosions has been observed since 03:40 this morning at the volcano's crater. This means that new magma has now arrived at the crater. ... [meer...]

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