Help Ukraine

Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): actively growing lava dome

Пн, 22 ноя 2021, 03:27
03:27 AM | ПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅПЇЅ: MARTIN
Glow at the summit crater of Santiaguito volcano from satellite image on 13 November (image: Sentinel 2)
Glow at the summit crater of Santiaguito volcano from satellite image on 13 November (image: Sentinel 2)
A visible glow and near-constant emissions of gas (so-called degassing) suggest continuing rise of fresh viscous magma into the active Caliente lava dome.
Collapsing parts of lava flows and unstable hot lava dome material are prone to generate moderate hot rock avalanches on the W and E flanks, which may turn often develop into very dangerous pyroclastic flows.
Occasional explosive eruptions occur at the volcano from time to time like today as Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington detected an ash plume rising to an altitude of 15,000 ft (4,600 m).

Small incandescent avalanches triggered from unstable collapsing parts of lava dome (source: INSIVUMEH)

Предыдущие новости

Показать больше
Попробуйте наше бесплатное приложение!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | версия iOS

Подробнее о VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Использование материалов: Большинство текстов и изображений, в частности фотографий, на этом веб-сайте защищены авторским правом. Дальнейшее воспроизведение и использование без разрешения обычно не разрешается. Если вы не уверены или нуждаетесь в лицензионных правах на фотографии, например, для публикаций и коммерческого использования, свяжитесь с нами.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
Follow us:Follow us on facebookFollow us on InstagramFollow us on TwitterVisit our Youtube channel