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Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Oct 2013: Etna
Saturday Oct 26, 2013 17:03 PM |
Lava fountain at the New SE craterEtna (Sicily, Italy)
: Following a slow gradual build-up of increasing strombolian activity at Etna's New SE crater since yesterday, a new paroxysm is now in the progress, with high lava fountains, lava flows, and a tall ash plume.
You can follow this at live at webcams.volcanodiscovery.com/Etna
Friday, Oct 25, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)
: Activity has picked up during the past week. During a visit yesterday afternoon and evening, we observed frequent and often strong strombolian eruptions from the NW vent (Ginostra side), which had enlarged a lot since early this year. ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 24, 2013
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia)
: A new explosive eruption started yesterday night (23 Oct). An ash plume was detected drifting at an estimated 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude and drifting ESE. At least 1 mm of ash have been deposited in the Nalychevo valley, a natural park between Zhupanovsky and Avachinsky volcanoes. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)
: According to the local mountain guides from Magmatrek, activity has increased significantly during the past 3 days, especially at the NW vent. A group of VolcanoDiscovery has arrived on the island and will report in more detail in the following days. ... [more]
Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013
: The violent explosive phase of the eruption ended at 13:00 UTC on October 20. KVERT reported a decrease of the tremor from 150.4 mcm/s to 3.3 mcm/s and the cessation of ash emission that last reached 26,000 ft (8 km) altitude. ...
Saturday, Oct 19, 2013
: Strong explosive and effusive activity continues. KVERT monitors the situation closely and issues alerts every few hours. Last evening, ash emissions again reached almost 30,000 ft (8-9 km) altitude. "The ash plume this morning has decreased in height to 21,300-24,600 ft (6.5-7 km) a.s.l. but by now, an ash plume dangerous for aviation is extending about 736 mi (1188 km) to the south-east and east of the volcano (satellite data at 0135 UTC on October 19, 2013)." Video of last night's impressive activity with lava fountains and lava flows all over the flanks of the volcano: ... [more]
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