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Volcanic activity world-wide 17 November 2012: Chirpoi, Popocatépetl, Fuego, Santiaguito, Little Sitkin
Saturday Nov 17, 2012 09:01 AM | BY: T
A hot spot is visible on recent MODIS satellite images at Chirpoi volcano
in the Kuriles. A dense steam plume drifting SE can be seen on a Aqua satellite image from 16 Nov 2012. Although KVERT lists the volcano as green, it is likely that some activity is occurring at the volcano.
volcano in Mexico has calmed down considerably to only about 2 emissions of steam and ash per hour (after having reached numbers of 150-200 per day during recent days). The decline might be in connection with the M6.0 Tlalchapa earthquake yesterday morning or simply be part of the fluctuations in activity the volcano has been undergoing over the past months.
in Guatemala remains very calm. The lava flow towards the Ceniza canyon was 350 m long yesterday.
produced a weak explosion occurred at 19:16 h local time on 16 Nov with an ash column rising 400 m and strong glow visible. There are constant weak and moderate avalanches from the active lava flows from the lava dome.
A small earthquake swarm occurred yesterday morning at Little Sitkin volcano
in the Aleutians (Alaska). USGS has not noted any other unusual activity.
Volcanic activity world-wide 16 November 2012: Ruapehu, Paluweh, Michael, Kilauea, Fuego, Santiaguito, Nevado del Ruiz, Reventador, Sakurajima, Mammoth Mountain (Long Valley),Ambrym, Nyiragongo
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
Due to increased seismic activity, GNZ has increased the alert level of Ruapehu volcano
in New Zealand. ... [more]
Volcanic activity world-wide 14-15 November 2012: Paluweh, Etna, Popocatépetl, Fuego, Santiaguito, Nevado del Ruiz, Galeras, Cumbal, Reventador, Ambrym, Nyiragongo, Tjörnes Fracture Zone
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Ash emissions from Paluweh volcano (Rokatenda)
volcano off Flores, Indonesia, continue to show up on satellite images. VAAC Darwin reported a plume at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude extending about 100 km to the west from the volcano today. ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
The latest Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is one of the more interesting ones in a while, summarized as follows: ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012
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