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Updated: Feb 3, 2023 21:16 GMT -
Wed, 28 Mar 2001, 06:00
Based on information from the IG, the Washington VAAC reported that a small emission of ash occurred at 1400 on 29 March, producing an ash cloud that rose ~6 km and drifted to the W. Another small eruption occurred at 1746 on 2 April. Neither cloud was visible on GOES-8 imagery. Read all
Wed, 28 Mar 2001, 06:00
The OVPDLF reported that after high seismic activity began at the end of January a final crisis started at Piton de la Fournaise at 1255 on 27 March. At 1320 an eruption began on the ESE flank of the volcano, with five "en-echelon" fissures. The final fissure is located at ~580 m in elevation and 200 m N of Morgabim crater, which was formed during the October 2000 eruption. 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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