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Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Aug 2016: Bardarbunga volcano
Thursday Aug 04, 2016 21:00 PM |
Map of today's active volcanoes
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland)
Location and depth of yesterday's earthquakes under Bardarbunga volcano
: (4 Aug
) Moderate seismic unrest continues at the volcano. A swarm of earthquakes occurred yesterday afternoon under the northern caldera rim of the volcano.
The quakes were located in depths between 1 and 20 km, with the strongest being a magnitude 4 event at 16:15 local time. Such events possibly reflect a magma intrusion from deeper into shallower depth beneath the volcano.
Wednesday, Aug 03, 2016
Brava (Cape Verde)
: Out of fear of a possible new eruption, authorities evacuated 300 people from Cova Da Joana town on Brava island. According to news reports, the National Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics recorded increased seismic activity including volcanic tremor that sparked fears an eruption could be imminent. ...
Tuesday, Aug 02, 2016
: The volcano has remained calm since yesterday's sudden and very violent explosion. ...
Monday, Aug 01, 2016
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia)
: A series of 3 explosions occurred this morning at 06:09, 06:19 and 06:58 local time, generating ash plumes that rose 1200, 1500 and 2000 m above the volcano's summit, respectively. ...
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
: The effusive and explosive activity at the volcano continue at currently relatively low levels. Occasional small avalanches occur from the active dome, but little or no glow can be seen on night-time webcam imagery, suggesting that the effusion rate is at the lower end at the moment. ...
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Raung volcano photos
: One of the largest and most active volcanoes in East Java, rarely-visited and relatively unknown Raung became (in)famous during its recent eruption in 2015 when its frequent ash plumes forced the repeated closure of Bali's airport.
Ijen volcano photos
: Ijen volcano in East Java is famous for its turquoise acid crater lake and the large sulfur deposits that are being mined by local workers. At night, the scene is illuminated by ghostly blue flames, as sulfur ignites.