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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Aug 2014: Stromboli

Thursday Aug 07, 2014 21:00 PM |

Thermal image of the large lava flow from Stromboli after a collapse (?)
Thermal image of the large lava flow from Stromboli after a collapse (?)
Lava flow on Stromboli this evening
Lava flow on Stromboli this evening
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (7 Aug) This post will be updated on this special page.
A major event has taken place about half an hour ago. It seems - judging from available webcam imagery - that a new vent opened at the NE base of the crater and/or a significant part of the crater terrace might have collapsed and left space for a larger lava flow descending the Sciara.
... [read more]
...6 Aug:
A new lava overflow started to descend on the Sciara del Fuoco this afternoon.
...7 Aug:

Previous news
Thermal image of Etna's active lava flows from the effusive vent at the base of the NE crater (Monte Cagliato thermal webcam, INGV Catania)
Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): According to the local mountain guides and visitors, explosive activity at Stromboli is currently at elevated levels. Several vents in the crater terrace produce strong and frequent strombolian explosions. ... [more]

Tuesday, Aug 05, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (4 Aug) This map (USGS) shows the June 27th flow at Puʻu ʻŌʻō in Kilauea’s East Rift Zone. The area of the flow as mapped on July 18 is shown in pink, while widening of the flow as of July 29 is shown in red. ... [more]
Thermal image of Etna's active lava flows from the effusive vent at the base of the NE crater (Monte Cagliato thermal webcam, INGV Catania)
Monday, Aug 04, 2014
Etna (Sicily, Italy): No significant changes have occurred at the volcano recently. Lava continues to arrive at the vent(s) at the eastern base of the NE crater, where strombolian activity is building up a complex cone and several small lava flows are spreading towards the Valle del Bove. ... [more]

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): The June 27 flow front has advanced more rapidly over the past four days, and is now 4.2km (2.6mi) from the vent (Seen in first photo below). This recent increased advance rate is due to the confinement of the flow against the slopes of an older perched lava channel, from 2007. The advance rate will likely drop in the coming days as the flow passes the confines of the perched channel and spreads out on flatter topography. ... [more]
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Tungurahua (Ecuador): Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ... [more]

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