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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)
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.
Previous news
Earthquakes at Bardarbunga yesterday (IMO)
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]
Map of the June 27th lava flow as of 26 Jan (USGS / HVO)
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
Kilauea (Hawai'i): 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. ... [more]
Comparison of the Baugur vent showing the decrease in activity (photo: Morten S.Riishuus & Ármann Höskuldsson / IES FVNH)
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]
Incandescence from strombolian activity at Klyuchevskoy volcano this morning
Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): 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]
Ash plume and incandescence from strombolian activity at Klyuchevskoy volcano yesterday
Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): 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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