Volcanic activity world-wide 25-26 November 2012: Tongariro, Chirpoi, Lokon-Empung, Loihi, Manam, Paluweh, Fuego

Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 10:53
10:53 AM | BY: VOLCANOBULLETIN
The GeoNet stated on Facebook that 1% of ejected material from the November 21 eruption of Tongariro was fresh magma.

The SVERT reported on 26 November, that on 20, 22 and 25 November, thermal anomalies were detected at Chirpoi volcano in the Kurile Islands. The SVERT also stated: "It is possible that the lava flow emission occurs along the south-eastern slope of the volcano"

The Darwin VAAC reported a possible ash plume from Lokon volcano in Indonesia on 26 October. The eruption was reported to have occured at around 03:00 in the morning (local time?). No ash was detected in satellite imagery.

A Magnitude 4.2 earthquake was detected at Loihi volcano in Hawaii.

Based on information from the RVO (Rabual Volcano Observatory), the Darwin VAAC reported that on 26 November, Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) produced pyroclastic flows. The MTSAT reported a thick plume from Manam on 26 October.

The Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume from Paluweh, Indonesia drifted 60 KM WNW on 26 November.

On 25 November, the INSIVUMEH reported that a white plume from the crater of Fuego, Guatemala drifted W. A lava flow continued to effuse from Fuego's crater, blocks that detached from the main lava flow front created avalanches. Two small explosions produced ash plumes that rose to a height of 3 KM and drifted 7 KM west.

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Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 16:48
Strombolian activity has resumed at the New SE crater of Etna volcano in Italy. Tremor began rising on 20 November. On the night of 21 November, incandescence was seen in Etna's New Southeast crater. Incandescence was last observed from the crater in April 2012.On 22 Nov, a swarm of earthquakes has started in the NW sector of the volcano at depths mostly around 20 km. ... Read all
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