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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Mar 2015: Colima volcano
Tuesday Mar 24, 2015 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.
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]
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
: (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]
Friday, Mar 20, 2015
: 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]
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
: (18 Mar
) Mild activity is again occurring at the summit vent of the tall stratovolcano. Aviation color code is orange. ... [more]
Monday, Mar 16, 2015
: 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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