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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Jul 2015: Colima volcano

Thursday Jul 16, 2015 21:00 PM |

Colima last night with the active lava flow on the southern side
Colima last night with the active lava flow on the southern side
Colima (Western Mexico): (15 Jul) Activity at the volcano has been relatively calm. No more significant explosions nor pyroclastic flows were observed during the past 24 hours, but the lava flow on the southern side continues to advance slowly, accompanied by occasional smaller and larger incandescent rockfalls.
Constant glow is seen from the crater, where a lava dome continues to feed the southern lava flow. Occasional rockfalls occur from other areas of the SW and W crater rim as well.
... [read more]
Previous news
Monday, Jul 13, 2015
Colima (Western Mexico): The volcano's activity at least seems to have quieted down and changed in style, now producing less rock avalanches and pyroclastic flows (as result of lava extrusion and overspilling), but more intermittent explosions. ... [more]
Strombolian eruption from Raung volcano
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
Raung (East Java): The eruption inside the summit caldera continues with intense strombolian activity and the effusion of an intra-crater lava flow. ... [more]
Monday, Jul 06, 2015
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): A new eruption could be underway at the volcano, the Volcano Observatory reported. Today, it recorded a seismic swarm of shallow earthquakes located under the summit of Dolomieu crater that started at noon. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Fuego volcano, July 1, 2015 (image: CONRED)
Sunday, Jul 05, 2015
Hakone (Honshu): Following a small explosion in the Owakudani hydrothermal area and increased seismic activity, the alert level of the volcano was raised to 3 (on a scale of 1-5) on 30 June. ... [more]

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