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Marapi volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): small ash explosion

Sun, 17 Mar 2013, 11:32
11:32 AM | BY: T
A small explosive eruption occurred this morning at around 08:05 local time, generating a small ash plume rising a few hundred meters above the crater. Marapi volcano, one of Sumatra's most active, has been producing intermittent explosions with ash plumes up to 1 km high frequently since August 2011.
For Indonesian standards, this is no big activity, and Indonesia's Volcanological Survey maintains alert level II only.
Previous news
Sat, 16 Mar 2013, 17:44
Lava fountains from Etna's New SE crater
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The 8th paroxysm from the New SE crater is occurring at the moment, with lava fountains from the saddle and summit vent of the crater reaching a kilometer in height. A tall ash column has started to rise and drifts eastwards. ... read all
Fri, 15 Mar 2013, 16:39
Thermal webcam image of the crater area of Stromboli (INGV)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (14 Mar) The lava flow is still weakly active, but has decreased considerably in length again. Tremor remains high, suggesting that this phase of increased activity is far from over. ... read all
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 16:30
Current seismic signal from Etna (ESVO station, INGV)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weather has remained mostly bad for direct visual observations, but some strombolian activity has been occurring, at least intermittently, from one of the summit craters, likely Voragine. ... read all
Wed, 13 Mar 2013, 19:10
The new lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): A new lava flow has started from the NE crater and is descending the Sciara del Fuoco. The activity is accompanied by continuous spattering from the northern hornito and strong tremor. ... read all
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 15:04
Etna's summit area in clouds (Radiostudio7 webcam)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Views of the summit area have been limited due to mostly poor weather, but except for occasional weak glow from the New SE crater and Voragine, probably weak strombolian activity, there has not been any new major activity. Looking at the intervals of the past 7 paroxysms, it would be not surprising if an 8th one was to occur these days... ... read all

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