Volcanic activity worldwide 28 Nov 2013: Etna, Nishino-shima
Thu, 28 Nov 2013, 17:03 17:03 PM |
Etna (Sicily, Italy): A new paroxysm has started at the New SE crater. Following weak strombolian activity during the past days, this afternoon, started to rise steeply this afternoon. At the time of this update, there are increasingly strong strombolian explosions or pulsating lava fountains at the New SE crater and an ash plume has started to rise. Bad weather inhibits good observations, but occasional views can be obtained especially from the NE side. You can follow the eruption "live" at our interactive webcam viewer.
Lava fountain from the New SE crater (Radiostudio7 webcam)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): The youngest island of the world continues to grow as the eruption continues. Recent footage shows (from 24 Nov) shows strombolian activity and a lava flow on the southeast flank of the small new cone.
The strombolian activity often ejects glowing bombs that land in the sea water and create spray and leave short-lived areas of boiling water around them. The longer the eruption continues in this so-called magmatic style (the vent being isolated from sea water, allowing the formation of welded scoria and lava flows), the greater the chances are that the island will survive wave erosion once the eruption stops.
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013, 17:03
Volcanic activity worldwide 27 Nov 2013: Sinabung, Suwanose-jima, Etna
Etna (Sicily, Italy): No significant changes have occurred. The New SE crater remains restless with some occasional weak activity, visible from time to time as faint glow on the webcam at night. Tremor is currently low. ... Read all
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 17:57
Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Nov 2013: Merapi, Santa María / Santiaguito, Pacaya, Fuego, Popocat
Etna (Sicily, Italy): No changes in activity have occurred since yesterday. Very occasionally, glow from the summit vent at the NSEC and from a vent at its southern base is visible, suggesting ongoing sporadic deep-seated explosions inside the cone. Tremor is low at the moment. ... Read all