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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Oct 2015: Karymsky volcano, Dukono
Tuesday Oct 06, 2015 21:00 PM | Karymsky (Kamchatka)
: (6 Oct
) Several ash plumes have been reported from the volcano over the past days by Tokyo VAAC. Karymsky has intermittent strombolian to vulcanian-type explosions from its summit crater.Dukono (Halmahera)
: (6 Oct
) A volcanic ash plume extending 120 km to the NE was spotted this morning by VAAC Darwin.
Monday, Oct 05, 2015
: (5 Oct
) Activity, both internal and external, has picked up at the volcano. Small, intermittent ash emissions have been observed during the past days, accompanied by a significant increase in tremor related to fluid movements within the volcanic edifice. ...
Saturday, Oct 03, 2015
: After the strong explosion on 14 Sep, the volcano has been rather calm, but continues to emit dilute ash plumes. The volcano remains at level 3 (out of 5) and access to the Nakadake crater closed. ...
Thursday, Oct 01, 2015
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands)
: (1 Oct
) Strombolian activity has picked up from the Ontake crater during the past week. Glow from the eruptions can often be seen from neighboring Toshima island, where one of the JMA webcams is installed. ...
Sunday, Sep 27, 2015
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea)
: (27 Sep
) Mild activity with occasional explosions seems to continue at the volcano. A volcanic ash plume to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude was detected this morning extending 55 nautical miles to the NE (Darwin VAAC). ...
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: 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.
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