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Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Jul 2016: Kilauea volcano
Tue, 26 Jul 2016, 21:00
21:00 PM |
Map of today's active volcanoes
: (26 Jul
) Over the weekend, the lava flow in the coastal flat had advanced significantly, bringing the closest lava flow front to only 370 m distance from the coast as of Monday morning (Hawaiian time). Chances to see lava entering the sea in the coming days or weeks are increasing with each day.
At the summit caldera, the level of Halema'uma'u's active lava lake has again dropped to 26 meters below the crater floor, hiding it from direct view from the volcano observatory.
: The volcano continues to erupt a lava flow that descends on the eastern flank. It also sometimes (such as during much of yesterday) has phases of near-continuous explosions at the summit craters, generating ash plumes that rise up to approx. 1 km from the summit. Today, no significant ash emissions were observed. ... read all
Etna (Sicily, Italy)
: The volcano remains calm at the surface but is restless. Its internal seismic activity continues to be higher than normal and SO2 gas emissions have increased a bit recently (to approx. 7,000 tons/day), which could indicate the influx of fresh magma. ... read all
: The so-called "61G lava flow" southeast from Pu'u 'O'o extending into the coastal flat remains active, but most activity in the past days continued to enlarge and inflate the existing lava flow field. ... read all
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands)
: A new eruptive phase has begun at the volcano. Near-constant ash emissions of several hundred meters height are currently visible from the volcano's On-take crater. ... read all
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia)
: No significant changes have occurred in the ongoing effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano. The slow lava dome growth continues to feed a prominent lava lobe on the upper ESE flank that sheds glowing avalanches. ... read all
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