Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Jan 2016: Colima volcano
Thursday Jan 07, 2016 22:00 PM |
Eruption of Colima volcano with spectacular lightning on 3 Jan 2016Colima (Western Mexico): During our ongoing Volcano Special tour, the volcano continued to produce explosive eruptions of small to moderate size at irregular intervals ranging between 2-8 hours.
Most explosions were rich in ashes and accompanied by eruption lightning.
Sunday, Jan 03, 2016
Saturday, Jan 02, 2016
Thursday, Dec 31, 2015
Santiaguito (Guatemala): (31 Dec) During our stay at / near Santa Maria volcano during 26-29 Dec, we observed only explosive activity at Santiaguito, but no signs of effusive activity (lava flows): no rockfalls or other movements were seen at the recently active lava flows or on the flanks of the dome itself, indicating that at present, no lava flows are active. ... Lees alle
Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015
Pacaya (Guatemala): (23 Dec) During our visit at the volcano this morning, the first direct observation of the crater was possible following a period of 5 days of bad weather. When we climbed the crater rim, we observed violent, continuous lava spattering from the central vent on an intra-crater cinder cone inside Mackenney crater. ... Lees alle
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (19 Dec) The eruption, characterized by slow extrusion of viscous lava, continues well into its second year. During the past days, incandescent avalanches, but also explosions (from pressurized gas-rich magma) have occurred, producing small to moderate ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km. ... Lees alle