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Volcanic activity worldwide 31 Oct 2015: Lascar volcano
Saturday Oct 31, 2015 21:00 PM |
Ash plume from Lascar yesterdayLascar (Northern Chile)
: An moderately strong ash eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday morning at 09:32 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 2.5 km from the summit crater.
It is unclear whether the eruption was caused by fresh magma or, more likely, by an explosion of overheated water (phreatic activity).... [read more]
Friday, Oct 30, 2015
: (30 Oct
) The volcano's activity seems to have picked up a bit compared to recent weeks. A partial collapse of the active dome generated a pyroclastic flow that traveled several km to the south, accompanied by an ash plume that rose to 4-4.5 km altitude and drifted east. ...
Thursday, Oct 29, 2015
Etna (Sicily, Italy)
: (29 Oct
) After several weeks of calm, new activity has started during the past days inside the central Voragine crater. Mild strombolian explosions have been observed from a vent at the bottom of the crater. ...
Monday, Oct 26, 2015
: While the volcano continues to degas strongly and has intermittent, mostly small ash emissions, a stronger explosion occurred again early on 23 Oct around 6 am local time. ...
Sunday, Oct 25, 2015
: A small explosive eruption with ash emissions was reported from the volcano this morning. It seems to have occurred from the Baru Jari cone inside the caldera lake (and the site of all recent eruptions of the volcano) at around 10:45 local time. ...
Friday, Oct 23, 2015
: (23 Oct
) A moderately sized pyroclastic flow as result of small collapse of part of the active lava dome occurred this afternoon (Kamchatka time), sending an ash plume to approx. 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude. ...
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