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Volcanic activity worldwide 13 Oct 2015: Batu Tara volcano
Tuesday Oct 13, 2015 21:00 PM | Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
: (13 Oct
) Intense strombolian activity continues at the volcano. A volcanic ash plume at estimated 5,000 ft (1.5 km) altitude was observed extending 80 km to the west of the volcano this morning. (VAAC Darwin)
Sunday, Oct 11, 2015
: Intense ash emissions from the volcano create plumes at low altitude (2-2.5 km) that extend up to approx. 100 km to the NE. ...
Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
Alaid (Northern Kuriles)
: (8 Oct
) The northernmost of the volcanoes in the Kurile arc continues to show signs of weak activity in the form of a thermal anomaly at the summit crater. ...
Tuesday, Oct 06, 2015
: (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. ...
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. ...
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