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Volcanic activity worldwide 21 Jul 2015: Cleveland volcano
Tuesday Jul 21, 2015 21:00 PM | Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska)
: AVO detected an explosion at Cleveland Volcano in both infrasound (air pressure) and seismic data this morning at 08:17 AKDT (16:17 UTC).
Satellite views are obscured by clouds at about 30,000 feet above sea level. No ash has been observed above the clouds at this time. Clouds obscure views by web camera this morning. (AVO / USGS volcano activity notice)
Friday, Jul 17, 2015
: (16 Jul
) A phreatic explosion occurred yesterday (16 July) at 10 am local time, producing an ash plume that rose 1500 m. Ternate's airport was temporarily closed following the eruption. ...
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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: Several magnitude 7 quakes occurred in 2016 (but none above M8): Papua New Guinea, NZ, Ecuador, Solomon Islands, Sumatra, Chile, Alaska and others - nearly all major earthquakes were located near active subduction zones.
See the top 20 list of largest quakes in 2016 with this map.
Volcanic crisis at Sakurajima - updates
: A strong earthquake swarm and increased inflation were detected in August 2015 and triggered authorities to raise the alert level, as volcanologists think that a larger eruption could follow. News and updates on the events can be found on this page.