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Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Mar 2015: Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kilauea, Lewotobi, Medvezhia, Sinarka...

Thursday Mar 26, 2015 18:06 PM |

Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
Active breakouts on the 27 June flow as of 24 March 2015 (all far from Pahoa)
Active breakouts on the 27 June flow as of 24 March 2015 (all far from Pahoa)
Current seismic signal at Semisopochnoi (AVO)
Current seismic signal at Semisopochnoi (AVO)
Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): Mild activity (small explosions and light ash emissions) continues at the summit crater of the volcano
from the Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 18-24 March 2015:
... [read more]

Medvezhia (Kurile Islands, Russia): Satellite images showed a weak thermal anomaly over Kudryavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, on 18 March.

Sinarka (Shiashkotan Island ): Satellite images showed steam-and-gas emissions from Sinarka on 16 March and a weak thermal anomaly on 21 March.

Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles): SVERT reported that during 19-21 March a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detected in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow on 20 March.

Lewotobi (Flores): The alert level of the volcano was raised after a significant increase in seismic activity was detected recently.
from the Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 18-24 March 2015:
... [read more]

Kilauea (Hawai'i): As the June 27th lava flow is no longer active in the vicinity of Pahoa town, HVO downgraded the volcano alert level for Kīlauea from WARNING to WATCH. HVO issued the following report:
"The eruption of lava continues at both the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent on Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone and in Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at the volcano’s summit.
... [read more]

Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): The Alaska volcano observatory (AVO) detected significantly increased earthquake activity under the volcano and warns of a possible eruption:
"Earthquake activity that began in January continues, and has increased in intensity over the past few days. In addition, we have detected brief periods of seismic tremor, which can indicate movement of magma or magmatic gases. Thus we are increasing the aviation color code to YELLOW and the volcano alert level to ADVISORY." (AVO)
Previous news
Incandescence from strombolian activity at Villarrica last evening
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Intermittent strombolian to vulcanian explosions continue to occur at the volcano. ... [more]
Eruption at Colima volcano this morning (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
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. ... [more]
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]

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