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Updated: Feb 8, 2023 12:47 GMT -
Wed, 25 Jul 2001, 06:00 Several small-to-moderate eruptions occurred at Tungurahua during the week. The Washington VAAC reported that the highest ash cloud was produced from an eruption on 25 July at 0604. The ash cloud rose ~9 km a.s.l. and drifted to the SW. Read all Wed, 25 Jul 2001, 06:00On 29 July ash from Soufrière Hills drifted W, leaving deposits as far away as San Juan, Puerto Rico, 450 km to the WNW. The Washington VAAC issued an advisory on 27 July stating that a steady stream of ash was emitted from the volcano through the evening, rising to 800 m. There was also a persistent, strong hot spot over the volcano's summit visible in satellite imagery. 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
Wed, 8 Feb 2023, 11:50

Volcano earthquake report for Wednesday, 8 Feb 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  8 Feb 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Apaneca Range (1 quake mag 1.8), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 1.3-2.1), Cheb Basin volcanic area (1 quake mag 3.0), Churchill (1 quake mag 1.3), Clear Lake (38 quakes between mag 0.1-2.0), Coatepeque (1 quake mag 1.2) ... Read all
Tue, 7 Feb 2023, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Tuesday, 7 Feb 2023

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  7 Feb 2023 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Bardarbunga (4 quakes between mag 1.3-3.2), Brennisteinsfjöll (1 quake mag 1.1), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 1.4), Cerro Singüil (1 quake mag 2.2), Clear Lake (32 quakes between mag 0.1-2.3), Coso (1 quake mag 1.3) ... Read all

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