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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Mar 2015: Colima volcano
Tue, 24 Mar 2015, 21:00
21:00 PM |
Colima (Western Mexico)
Eruption at Colima volcano this morning (photo: Hernando Rivera)
: The volcano continues to produce sometimes strong vulcanian-type explosions that seem to have picked up in strength over the past days.
An eruption at 03:08 am local time produced fountaining of lava several hundred meters high and appears to have caused a small pyroclastic flow.
Ngauruhoe (North Island)
: (23 Mar
) New Zealand's GNS Science reports an increase in earthquakes under the volcano, interpreted as weak signs of volcanic unrest. The Volcanic Alert Level was raised to level 1 (minor volcanic unrest), but no eruption is expected in the near future. ... read all
: (22 Mar
) Activity at the volcano remains elevated. A series of moderate explosions occurred over the past days, producing ash plumes that rose to 23-27,000 ft (7-9 km) altitude (Tokyo VAAC). ... read all
: A moderate explosion occurred again at the volcano last evening. Based on the seismic signal, KVERT estimated an ash plume to 21,000 ft (6.3 km) altitude was generated. ... read all
: An explosion occurred a few hours ago. Webcam images show bright blow from incandescent material ejected. VAAC Tokyo estimates an ash plume was produced that rose to 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude. ... read all
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