Volcanic activity worldwide 28 Jan 2014: Sinabung, Aso, Etna, Stromboli, Sakurajima

Tue, 28 Jan 2014, 19:31
19:31 PM |
Ash emission from Aso volcano this morning
Ash emission from Aso volcano this morning
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano early on 27 Jan
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano early on 27 Jan
Pyroclastic flow from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Aris)
Pyroclastic flow from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Aris)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (27 Jan) Some impressions of Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy) in late Oct / early Nov 2013, taken during our recent tours

Etna (Sicily, Italy): Some impressions from the new lava flows emitted by the New SE crater

Aso (Kyushu): (27 Jan) Another small eruption occurred this morning at the Nakadake crater. An ash plume rose a few hundred meters from one of the active vents. During the night, incandescence is visible at the crater:

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The volcano seems slowly to produce more powerful vulcanian explosions again. An eruption yesterday morning at 2am local time ejected an ash plume that rose to 12,000 ft (3.6 km) and covered the crater with incandescent material. It was the 10th explosion in 2014:

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): The volcano's lava dome continues to grow. Following a quieter interval, a new series of pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday.
According to our correspondent Aris on location, they reached about 3 km length and associated ash plumes rose to approx. 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014, 12:20
The lava flow from Etna's New SE crater this morning
Etna (Sicily, Italy): After a more vigorous phase yesterday, the effusion of the lava flow into the Valle del Bove and explosive (strombolian) activity at the New SE crater still continued this morning but have decreased in intensity. ... Read all
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