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Updated: Jan 30, 2023 03:06 GMT -
Wed, 31 Jan 2001, 06:00
The MVO reported that activity at the Soufrière Hills Volcano was lower than during the previous week, although the lava dome continued to grow. The level of seismicity was also generally lower. During the morning of 29 January a very low-energy swarm of 20 volcano-tectonic earthquakes occurred to the NE of the volcano. Read all
Wed, 31 Jan 2001, 06:00
The IGNS wrote, "On Friday 26 January at about 1530 to 1540,a muddy hot pool (Spring 721) erupted violently in the largest hydrothermal eruption in Kuirau Park since 1966. Blocks of rock debris and mud were blasted to a height of about 100 m. Blocks up to a meter in diameter were blown over 50 m from the vent,with fragments up to 10 cm landing over 100 m away. 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
Mon, 30 Jan 2023, 02:50

Volcano earthquake report for Monday, 30 Jan 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 30 Jan 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bachelor (1 quake mag 3.0), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.6), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Cerro Singüil (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.1), Clear Lake (40 quakes between mag 0.3-2.7), Dieng (1 quake mag 2.3) ... Read all
Sun, 29 Jan 2023, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Sunday, 29 Jan 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 29 Jan 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (3 quakes between mag 2.2-2.6), Bachelor (1 quake mag 3.0), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.6), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (2 quakes between mag 0.7-1.2), Cerro Singüil (3 quakes between mag 2.0-2.1), Clear Lake (45 quakes between mag 0.3-2.7) ... Read all

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