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Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Aug 2016: Etna volcano

Tuesday Aug 09, 2016 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Aerial view of Etna's summit crater with steaming Voragine crater (center) seen from the N (image: Sandro Dimola)
Aerial view of Etna's summit crater with steaming Voragine crater (center) seen from the N (image: Sandro Dimola)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak strombolian activity continues inside the Voragina summit crater, which produces a tall steam column currently drifting into southerly directions when we observed it this morning during a helicopter overflight as part of a tour on Etna.
Tremor remains currently at low levels (but this can change quickly).
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Aug 08, 2016
Brava (Cape Verde): Seismic activity has decreased since its peak with shallow earthquakes around 2 August which had triggered fears that a new eruption could occur in the near future. Authorities remain at alert while groups of scientists are currently monitoring the situation. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Aug 07, 2016
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak strombolian activity has started from the Voragine crater and it is currently visible from the webcams. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Aug 05, 2016
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (5 Aug) Since Wednesday (3 Aug) evening, the New SE crater has been producing intermittent small ash emissions. This activity has become more intense yesterday and seems to have decreased again today. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Aug 04, 2016
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland): (4 Aug) Moderate seismic unrest continues at the volcano. A swarm of earthquakes occurred yesterday afternoon under the northern caldera rim of the volcano. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... [more]

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