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Volcanic activity worldwide 11 Nov 2014: Kilauea volcano, Sabancaya, Bagana

Tuesday Nov 11, 2014 21:00 PM |

County of Hawaii media image of burning house on November 10, 2014 on the outskirts of Pahoa village.
County of Hawaii media image of burning house on November 10, 2014 on the outskirts of Pahoa village.
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): (10 Nov) Eruptive activity at the volcano continues. Several ash plumes were observed on satellite imagery during the past days, indicating continuing explosions.
VAAC Darwin estimated the altitude of the ash plumes extending several tens of km to the south at 10,000 ft (3 km).

Kilauea (Hawai'i): (11 Nov) Today lava reached and burned an unoccupied home on private property near the transfer station on Apa`a Rd. Lava first flowed nearby on October 25, with the front approximately 50m/yds wide and 75m/yds away from the residence. The main flow went by, and after stalling near Pahoa Village Rd has widened upslope and nearby the transfer station.



the first residence destroyed by lava from Pu`u `O`o since Jack's Lava House in March 2012.

Sabancaya (Peru): (10 Nov) A pilot reported an ash plume yesterday rising to approx. 6 km altitude. Webcam imagery shows a degassing plume mixed with possibly light ash content. Seimic activity is elevated. (VAAC Buenos Aires)
Previous news

Monday, Nov 10, 2014
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia): A new phase of eruptions started on 8 Nov. An initial explosion at 21:55 (UTC) on 7 Nov produced an ash plume that rose to approx. 10 km altitude and drifted SE. ... [more]
The latest map showing the extent of the lava flow as estimated from radar images. The lava now covers 69,9 km²  (69,5 km² + 0,4 km²). Analysis by the Institute of Earth Sciences (IES).
Sunday, Nov 09, 2014
Bardarbunga (Iceland): The volcanic eruption at Holuhraun gives no signs of weakening and continues to eject an impressive lava fountain from the central Baugur crater at a rate similar to the past few weeks. This record-breaking eruption started on the 31st of August 2014 and formed a more than 17 km long lava flow. Using the successive outlines of this lava flow as drawn on a radar image from the Icelandic Coast Guard, researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences estimated that by now the lava has covered an area of 70 km². ... [more]
USGS-HVO image of breakout widening flow field on November 6, 2014 near Pahoa village.
Saturday, Nov 08, 2014
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (8 Nov) HVO's latest update details the areas of continuing activity as the flow field thickens and widens: ... [more]
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]

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