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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Jan 2016: Ubinas volcano, Pacaya

Saturday Jan 16, 2016 21:00 PM |

Eruption of Ubinas volcano yesterday
Pacaya (Guatemala):

Ubinas (Peru): A moderately large vulcanian-type explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday 12:53 local time. An ash plume rose 3 km above the crater and drifted SE. Light ash fall occurred in up to 10 km distance, including the villages of Sacohaya, Querapi and Ubinas.
No further explosions have occurred since.
Previous news
Degassing from San Miguel volcano yesterday (MARN)
Friday, Jan 15, 2016
San Miguel (El Salvador): The volcano continues to show strong degassing with light ash content, generating a plume that rises up to 1500 m from the crater and is being blown westwards. ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 14, 2016
Egon (Flores): (13 Jan) Following a further increase in seismic activity, an eruption warning for the volcano was issued this morning. Residents living at the feet of the volcano were asked to evacuate for safety reasons. ... [more]
Nishinoshima island as of 27 Dec 2015 (Japan coast guard)
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Activity at the volcano, in continuous intermittent explosive activity for many years, seems to be elevated at the moment. Several explosions have been reported during the past days through observations of ash plumes reported reaching up to 18,000 ft (5.5 km) altitude (Tokyo VAAC). ... [more]
Lava fountaining at Soputan volcano on 5 Jan 2016 (image: Sindonews)
Sunday, Jan 10, 2016
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): A powerful explosive eruption occurred at the volcano during 4-6 January. It began with a series of at least 4 powerful explosions between 20:50 on 4 Jan and up to the next morning, producing tall ash plumes that rose 4-6 km above the volcano and drifted north. ... [more]
Eruption of Colima volcano with spectacular lightning on 3 Jan 2016
Thursday, Jan 07, 2016
Colima (Western Mexico): During our ongoing Volcano Special tour, the volcano continued to produce explosive eruptions of small to moderate size at irregular intervals ranging between 2-8 hours. ... [more]

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