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Updated: Jan 30, 2023 02:10 GMT -
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 06:00
Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 2 and 4 May ash plumes from Bagana rose to altitudes of 2.4-3 km (8,000-10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 45-55 km NE. Read all
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 06:00
According to a news article, the eruption of Fernandina that began sometime between 2200 on 10 April and 0030 on 11 April continued after about 20 days. Variable activity included steam-and-gas emissions and lava flows. 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, 01:50

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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