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Volcanic activity worldwide 31 Jan 2015: Etna volcano, Kilauea
Saturday Jan 31, 2015 21:00 PM |
Current tremor signal (ESLNZ station, INGV Catania)Etna (Sicily, Italy)
: After a few days of apparent calm, new activity resumes on Etna: Seismic tremor started to rise steeply this morning about 6:00 (local time). At the moment it is still elevated with an overall increasing tendency.
Unfortunately, the weather is very bad to see what is going on.
Ash fall was reported in the east sector of the volcano.Kilauea (Hawai'i)
: (30 Jan
) Some images of frozen and active pahoehoe lava taken during an excursion to active lava flows from Kiilauea during one of the recent Round-The-World tours
Friday, Jan 30, 2015
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland)
: A small earthquake swarm at 1 km below the eastern rim of the Bardarbunga caldera occurred yesterday evening at 21:22 local time, accompanied by a rise in tremor. ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
: The June 27th lava flow remains active, but its advance is slow. The leading edge is currently stalled roughly 500 meters from Highway 130 at Pahoa. Breakouts remain active a short distance upslope of the leading tip of the flow, and continue to slowly widen the flow. ...
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland)
: The visible intensity of the eruption continues to decrease gradually. The Icelandic Met office conducted air-borne measurements of the lava field last week, showing that it has significantly thickened (rather than expanded laterally) during the past weeks, and is now estimated to contain approx. 1.4 cubic kilometers of lava. Effusion rates, although decreasing, are still close to an impressive 100 m³ per second. ... [more]
Monday, Jan 26, 2015
: The eruptive activity has weakened a bit, but remains near-continuous. Small ash emissions from strombolian activity occurred yesterday and bright glow from this activity illuminates the volcano's summit at night. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
: Moderate to strong strombolian activity continues at the summit crater, producing a sustained plume that rises approx. 1500 m above the summit and drifts eastwards. ... [more]
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Volcano Tours on Hawai'i
: The Hawaiian Islands are not only home to the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island, but also boast a unique natural environment. Born by volcanic activity of a very active hot spot in the middle of the Pacific Plate, they are a showcase of natural history.
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: We sometimes invite you to "test" new itineraries or destinations with us. Such trips are a reduced cost and require a higher degree of flexibility, but often offer a great deal of adventure.
Merapi volcano photos
: One of the most active and most dangerous volcanoes of Indonesia: Merapi meaning "the one who makes fire", is a feared but also venerated holy mountain looming over the city of Yogyakarta, capital of Central Java.