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Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Jun 2015: Colima volcano

Thursday Jun 04, 2015 21:00 PM |

Strong explosion at Colima this morning (webcams de Mexico)
Strong explosion at Colima this morning (webcams de Mexico)
Colima (Western Mexico): (3 Jun) Explosions of various sizes continue to occur from the volcano's summit vent. A particularly spectacular one this morning around 06:10 local time showered the summit cone with incandescent material and triggered small pyroclastic flows:

Previous news
The lava lobe on Sinabung's upper SE flank on 3 June 2015 (Beidar Sinabung / facebook)
Wednesday, Jun 03, 2015
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): The alert level of the volcano was again raised from "siaga" to "awas", the highest on the Indonesian 1-4 scale. The reason is a currently elevated risk of possibly larger pyroclastic flows, that could be triggered by collapse of the increasing volume of the viscous lava lobe emplaced on the upper SE flank. ... [more]
Tremor during the eruption of Piton de la Fournaise volcano (OVPF)
Tuesday, Jun 02, 2015
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): An analysis of the erupted ash from 29 May confirms that the explosion was, as suspected, phreatomagmatic in origin, i.e. driven by the presence of new magma interacting with external water. ... [more]
Aerial image of the harbour area of Kuchinoerabujima island hit by the pyroclastic flow (JMA)
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (31 May) So far, the volcano has remained calm so far, although a new explosion remains a possibility and the highest alert level 5 (evacuation) remains in place. ... [more]
Ash plumes from Kuchinoerabu-jima and Sakura-jima volcanoes today (MODIS Terra / NASA)
Friday, May 29, 2015
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (29 May) Two people have been reported injured, presumably burnt by pyroclastic surge, and were flown to a hospital in Yakushima island. ... [more]
Telica's eruption seen by the INETER webcam
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Telica (Nicaragua): (28 May) After a week of calm, a new phase of explosive activity occurred yesterday at the volcano, beginning with a moderately large explosion at 12:02 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 3 km above the summit: ... [more]

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