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Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:44
The eruptive vents at Fogo this morning (MuzikaTV)
Fogo (Cape Verde): Although explosive activity has decreased at the vents, it seems that lava effusion picked up. The advance of some of the lava flow fronts in Portela village picked up again this morning, reaching 20 meters per hour. Local sources mention that seismic activity also increased. ...meer [Lees alle]
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:35
Mild, but continuous ash emissions continued at least until this morning, and incandescence remains visible from the Nakadake crater. ...meer
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:34
An explosion occurred this morning and produced a plume that rose to approx 5 km altitude and drifted 80 km to the northeast before dissipating.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:32
3 strong explosions occurred during yesterday-today, producing ash plumes that reached up to 16,000 ft (4.8 km) altitude (Tokyo VAAC)
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:29
Mild ash emissions continue. A plume at 14,000 ft (4.2 km) is drifting eastwards from the volcano.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014, 15:22
De vulkanische openingen op Fogo vanochtend (MuzikaTV)
Hoewel explosieve activiteit is gedaald op de ventilatieopeningen, lijkt het dat lava effusie opgepikt. De vooruitgang van een aantal van de lava stroom fronten in Portela dorp weer vanochtend, pakte 20 meter per uur te bereiken. Lokale bronnen vermelden dat seismische activiteit ook toegenomen. ...meer [Lees alle]
Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 21:00
Bardarbunga (Iceland): These two images were posted on the twitter account of the University of Iceland after their recent field expedition. As the lava field continues to expand, new branches of red hot rivers reach its edge and cascade down on the sandy plain below in a spectacular ‘water’fall of glowing lava. Scientists report that by now the Holuhraun lava field covers almost 75 square kilometres which represents an area bigger than the Reykjavik metropolitan area. ...meer [Lees alle]
Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 11:46
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014, 02:14
The lava lake at the summit of Nyamuragira volcano in DR Congo.Photo: Benoit Smets
Voor de eerste keer in 75 jaar, verscheen een nieuwe lava-meer op een aantal van de meest actieve stratovulkanen Africaâ ™ s: Mount Nyamuragira in de Democratische Republiek Congo. De naburige vulkanen van Nyamugira en Nyiragongo maken beide deel uit van de keten Virunga vulkanische in de Oost-Afrikaanse Rift, gelegen langs DR Congo grens met Rwanda. Zij zijn beroemd als twee van de paar vulkanen op aarde die lava meren voor enkele tientallen jaren hebben opgelopen. De eerdere lava lake op Nyamuragira geleegd in 1938 als de lava uit de top gegoten en meer dan 30 kilometer naar het Kivumeer stroomde. Het nieuwe lava meer lijkt te hebben gevormd aan de onderkant van de 500 m diepe krater die was achtergelaten door deze 1938 lava vloed. ...meer [Lees alle]
Fri, 28 Nov 2014, 21:01
Screenshot of eruption video showing the two active vents at Fogo
Fogo (Cape Verde): Activity, after having slowed down a bit yesterday, picked up again this morning, as a new vent opened above the eruption fissure. ...meer [Lees alle]

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 21:00
Explosive activity at the eruptive vents of Fogo on 25 Nov 2014 (MuzikaTV)
Fogo (Cape Verde): (25 Nov) The eruption continues, but the situation is critical inside the Cha caldera. The northern lava flow branch has started to enter the village of Portela and today destroyed and/or damaged several buildings, including the headquarters of the Fogo Nature Park. ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 09:55
The active lava dome of Semeru in late Nov 2014 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Een recent bezoek op de top van de vulkaan door onze expeditieleider Andi en Markus bevestigd dat "Semeru de lavakoepel groter groeit en breder, en nu een diameter van 100-200 m heeft. ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 09:25
Incandescence at Nakadake crater (JMO)
Activity from the Nakadake crater has intensified. Since yesterday, ash emissions and comparably strong incandescence have been observed, suggesting that a new magmatic eruption could be under way. ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 26 Nov 2014, 08:22
The Alaska Volcano Observatory concluded that "the most recent period of explosive eruptive activity at Pavlof Volcano has ended" and downgraded the volcano alert level again. ...meer [Lees alle]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 22:39
Explosive activity at the eruptive vents of Fogo on 25 Nov 2014 (MuzikaTV)
The eruption continues, but the situation is critical inside the Cha caldera. The northern lava flow branch has started to enter the village of Portela and today destroyed and/or damaged several buildings, including the headquarters of the Fogo Nature Park. ...meer [Lees alle]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 16:17
Earthquakes and subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera since 12 Sep (Icelandic Met Office)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): The eruption at Holuhraun continues strongly. The only apparent change is that during the past days, the intensity of lava output seems to be less stable and fluctuating. ...meer [Lees alle]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014, 16:14
Lava flows at Fogo (credit: Landsat image on Google Earth / Peter Webley)
The eruption continues with little changes. Lava fountaining from the new vents feeds two main lava flows inside the Cha caldera, one to the south, the other to the north. ...meer

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