Volcanic activity worldwide 22 May 2014: Santa María / Santiaguito, Fuego
Santa María / Santiaguito (Guatemala): (22 May) Following the partial collapse of the upper part of the Caliente lava dome on 9 May, the activity of Santiaguito has remained relatively low.
Thu, 22 May 2014, 21:0021:00 PM |
It consisted mainly in degassing, sometimes interrupted by weak to moderate explosions, and continuing rockfalls in the upper part of the dome.
Fuego (Guatemala): (22 May) Activity has remained elevated but with a decreasing trend. INSIVUMEH reports weak to moderate strombolian explosions that eject incandescent material to up to 100 m above the crater and produces ash plumes of aup to 500 m height. The lava flow towards the Barranca Taniluyá was reduced to a length of 150 meters.
Heavy rainfall generated lahars channeled into the river beds of Las Lajas and El Jute, carrying volcanic material and blocks of different sizes.
Tue, 20 May 2014, 21:00
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (20 May) After a week of many changes here on Kilauea, summit tilemeters recorded slowing inflationary tilt. The summit tiltmeters recorded the start of inflationary tilt at 6:30pm on Saturday May 17th - this suggests that the unusual deflationary tilt recorded since May 10 may have been a DI tilt event that totaled almost 8 microradians before the tilt switched. ... read all
Sun, 18 May 2014, 21:00
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): (18 May) The volcano has entered a phase of more vigorous explosions again. In the past days, it produced a series of ash plumes that were detected on satellite imagery. VAAC Darwin reported volcanic ash drifting at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude for 50 km to the west. ... read all
Thu, 15 May 2014, 21:00
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