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Updated: Feb 3, 2023 21:23 GMT -
Wed, 25 Apr 2001, 06:00
Based on information from the IG, the Washington VAAC reported that several small eruptions occurred at Tungurahua and that lahars were active in several sectors of the volcano. At 1600 on 25 April a pilot reported that ash was visible over the volcano at an altitude of ~7 km. Seismic activity indicated that brief eruptions occurred at 1230 on 28 April and at 1130 on 29 April, but extensive cloudiness prevented observations of the ash clouds. Read all
Wed, 25 Apr 2001, 06:00
According to the Darwin VAAC, a pilot reported observing a "smoke" cloud produced from Ulawun at 0730 on 30 April. The cloud was at an altitude of ~9 km a.s.l. and drifting to the NW and SW. Read all
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Mon, 25 Jul 2022, 16:08

Science Spotlight: Volcanism on Planet Venus

Planet Venus hiding beneath its thick toxic atmosphere (image: NASA)
Planet's Earth closest sister, Venus, is not only similar in size and composition, but also has volcanic activity. In fact, volcanic deposits cover approx. 80 % of its surface! Read all
Mon, 27 Jun 2022, 09:12

Science Spotlight: Geothermal Colors

Morning Glory Pool. Photo Credit: Leandra Xochitl Marshall.
Volcanic processes, where vapors and water heated by magma rise to the surface, can create striking geothermic landforms such as fumarolic fields, hydrothermal or geothermal springs, acidic brines, salt chimneys, pillars, terraces, and pools. ... Read all
Fri, 3 Feb 2023, 20:50

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 3 Feb 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  3 Feb 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Agua (1 quake mag 3.0), Azuma (1 quake mag 2.5), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.7), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (10 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Cerro Singüil (2 quakes between mag 1.6-2.9), Clear Lake (23 quakes between mag 0.3-1.9) ... Read all

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