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Karthala volcano (Comores): eruption ended on 8 Dec. 2005
Karthala volcano's second eruption in 2005 ended after 14 days on 8 Dec. 2005 as the Karthala volcano observatory communicated. In its initial phase, the eruption had been driven by phreatomagmatic phase, ejecting large blocks up to 400 m around the crater and producing a lot of ash that cuased severe problems in the south-east and south-west of the island, and particularly in the capital Moroni.
The lava lake during the magmatic phase following the initial phreatomagmatic phase replaced the previous water lake in the crater is now completely crusted over. White vapours escaping from fractures of the lave indicate replenishment of rain water into the crater.
Wednesday, Oct 12, 2005
The tours this year on Santorini are now over, too, with lots of fun and great company as well. Thanks to all participants! [more]
Before we send out our formal newsletter, when the programs for 2006 are completed, a quick notice to announce that Tom will offer a new, 12-days tour / expedition to the Rift Valley including Lengai volcano in Feb. and summer 2006, Costa Rica in late March and (probably) July 2006. As well, Tobias (who is right now touring in the Saronic Gulf) awaits with a new, exciting program on Milos, a wonderful, volcanic island in Greece! Other new or recently developped programs include Nisyros (Greece) and the Eifel region in Germany (details will come soon).
Greetings from Athens! Tom
Wednesday, Sep 14, 2005
Hello everybody on the tours in Indonesia this summer!
Sunday, Jul 17, 2005
Back from a very pleasant tour in Italy, I have posted new dates for the Grand Tour of Italy's Volcanoes for 2006. Inscriptions open now! [more]
Sunday, Jun 26, 2005
Two short videoclips showing the active lava lake on Hawaii have been posted. [more]
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Top 20 quakes in 2016
: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.