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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Mar 2015: Colima volcano

Tuesday Mar 24, 2015 21:00 PM |

Eruption at Colima volcano this morning (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Eruption at Colima volcano this morning (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Colima (Western Mexico): 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.
Previous news
Earthquakes (yellow and red circles) near Ngauruhoe during the past 14 days
Monday, Mar 23, 2015
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. ... [more]
Eruption from Shiveluc this morning
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (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). ... [more]
Explosion at Colima this morning
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): 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. ... [more]
Degassing plume from Klyuchevskoy this morning (KVERT)
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): (18 Mar) Mild activity is again occurring at the summit vent of the tall stratovolcano. Aviation color code is orange. ... [more]
Explosion at Shiveluch this afternoon (night in Kamchatka)
Monday, Mar 16, 2015
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): 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. ... [more]

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