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Summary of world-wide volcanic activity 6-12 June 2012

Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 12:16
12:16 PM | BY: T
The new Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is summarized as follows:

-- new activity ---

Fuego (Guatemala): strong strombolian activity, lava flows, lahars, occasional pyroclastic flows
Galeras (Colombia): ash emissions, increased seismicity
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): ash and steam venting
Poas (Costa Rica): sporadic phreatic explosions in May

--- ongoing activity ---

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km altitude
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km altitude
Cleveland (Aleutians): steaming, possible weak ash emissions, thermal anomaly
Karmysky (Kamchatka): thermal anomaly visible on satellite data, occasional weak explosions
Kilauea (Hawaii): lava lakes in Pu'u 'O'o and Halema'uma'u crater, lava flows 1.6 km from coast
Popocatépetl (Mexico): ash and steam venting, occasional explosions, crater glow
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea): steaming, occasional volcanic earthquakes
Sakurajima (Japan): strong vulcanian-type explosions, ash plumes up to 3-4 km altitude, occasional small pyroclastic flows
Sangay (Ecuador): ash eruptions on 6 and 10 June
Santiaguito (Guatemala): weak to moderate explosions, blocky lava flows from dome and occasional lahars
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome, occasional strong explosions ejecting ash to 8-9 km altitude
Tungurahua (Ecuador): occasional strong explosions with ash columns up to 3 km, lahars
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