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Thu, 31 Aug 2006, 16:25

Only two weeks after the end of the July eruption, Piton de la Fournaise volcano started a new eruption on August 30, 11:35 local time.
A very soft "seismic crisis" of about 10 small events occurred at 10:00 in the morning. At 11:35 eruption tremor appeared very slowly and without any further seismicity and a summit eruption started on the south-east-south edge of Dolomieu crater.Scientists of the Reunion University which were on the summit could observe the beginning eruption.Two fissures opened, the first one within Dolomieu crater is very active and a large part of the crater floor was already covered by a lava flow in the afternoon. The second fissure one just outside of Dolomieu crater produced a lava flow on the east flank of Piton de la Fournaise, but ceased its activity in the afternoon. At present eruption tremor is still at a quite high level and a new eruption cone is forming within Dolomieu crater.

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This morning at around 8:30 am local time, new eruptive activity was first observed at the SE crater of Etna volcano, which had had its last brief eruption in late July. The onset of new strombolian activity had been preceded by a seismic swarm at around 11pm last night.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2023, 21:35

Kanaga, Alaska: Small explosion detected

The Alaskan Volcano observatory have reported that a small explosion was detected overnight on 18th December (2231 Alaskan Standard Time; 0731 UTC 19th Dec) on local infrasound and seismometers. No ash emissions have been detected by satellite. Elevated seismicity ifs ongoing. Aviation colour code has been updated to YELLOW; Volcano Alert Level raised to ADVISORY. ... Read all
Fri, 1 Mar 2024, 07:50

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 1 Mar 2024

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on  1 Mar 2024 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (2 quakes between mag 0.5-1.0), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.5), Chagulak (1 quake mag 2.6), Clear Lake (33 quakes between mag 0.2-2.5), Escanaba Segment (1 quake mag 4.5), Etna (1 quake mag 1.9) ... Read all
Thu, 29 Feb 2024, 23:50

Volcano earthquake report for Thursday, 29 Feb 2024

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 29 Feb 2024 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Brennisteinsfjöll (4 quakes between mag 0.5-1.5), Cabalian (1 quake mag 2.5), Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (9 quakes between mag 0.1-1.5), Chagulak (1 quake mag 2.6), Chaîne des Puys (1 quake mag 1.0), Clear Lake (29 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4) ... Read all

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