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Volcanic activity worldwide 8 Nov 2014: Kilauea volcano

Saturday Nov 08, 2014 21:00 PM |

USGS-HVO image of breakout widening flow field on November 6, 2014 near Pahoa village.
USGS-HVO image of breakout widening flow field on November 6, 2014 near Pahoa village.
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (8 Nov) HVO's latest update details the areas of continuing activity as the flow field thickens and widens:
-Below Pahoa cemetery, 450m/490yd above the main village road
... [read more]
Previous news
Friday, Nov 07, 2014
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia): KVERT reported that the eruption at Zhupanovsky had likely finished in mid-October; satellite images last detected an explosion on 11 October and a thermal anomaly on 12 October. ... [more]
Webcam view of the eruption this afternoon (Mila webcam)
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): The Holuhraun fissure eruption continues with amazing stability. By now, more than 1 cubic kilometers of magma has been erupted and covers almost 70 square km (which implies an average thickness of 15 meters). ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung's western flank on 3 Nov
Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The volcano's activity is currently elevated. At least 3 explosions yesterday produced ash plumes that rose to more than 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ... [more]
Incandescent rockfalls from the lava dome of Batu Tara this morning (photo: Galih / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): The volcano continues to have frequent mild to very strong strombolian, sometimes small vulcanian-type explosions, but also intermittent, short-lived effusive phases. ... [more]
Latest update map from USGS-HVO showing widening of the flow field, with no advance of its closest point to Pahoa village.
Monday, Nov 03, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Over the past few days, there has been no advance of the lava flow front towards residences in Pahoa, though active lava continues to break out from the margins of the flow behind its farthest reach. Luckily no residences have burned so far because of this slow-down, but locals await the seemingly inevitable pressure surge which will come from somewhere on the flow in the near future. ... [more]

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