Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Aug 2014: Stromboli volcano, Bardarbunga, White Island
Saturday Aug 30, 2014 21:00 PM |
Lava flows on the Sciara del Fuoco last evening
Location of today's earthquakes near Bardarbunga volcano (IMO)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (30 Aug) The effusive eruption continues with little changes and no signs of ending soon. The effusion rate is fluctuating, but elevated and the vent feeds two flows that travel down the Sciara in two channels.
Seismic spectrum over the past 30 days (GeoNet)
Weak explosions sometimes occur from the summit vents.
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Bardarbunga (Iceland): (30 Aug) The still intense earthquake swarm and deformation continues with little variation. No further eruptive activity has occurred since yesterday's "blitz" eruption.
The intrusion has not changed position and is focused on a 15 km long stretch both under and outside the Dyngjujökull glacier NE of Bardarbunga. Earthquake activity also continues under the volcano's caldera with the strongest today so far being a magnitude 5.4 event this morning.
White Island (New Zealand): A swarm of small earthquakes was detected on Thursday near White Island, New Zealand scientists monitoring the volcano reported. The largest event is magnitude 3.3 and was located within 5km of the island.
All of the earthquakes appear to be within 5 km of White Island. The size of the locatable events ranges from magnitude 2.5 to 3.3 and all are shallow (less than 10 km depth).
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