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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 21:36
New photos from Ol Doinyo Lengai by Tim Leach about three weeks old.
Wed, 31 Oct 2007, 08:51
The central crater vent of Stromboli in eruption (23 Oct 07)
During the recent tour "From Stromboli to Etna" we observed mild to moderate explosions from Stromboli volcano. The most active vent appears to be in the former central crater, with powerful explosions throwing glowing material up to 200m elevation above the crater and often outside on the N and NE flanks. Other vents in the eastern and western part of the crater erupt occasionally with loud bangs and loud hissing noises produced by strong gas jets.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007, 15:02
Photo by Thomas Holden
Lengai volcano as seen from the north-east on 27 Oct 07: thick plumes of ash rise from the active crater and recent ash and lava deposits can be seen on the flank.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 15:56
The Alert Level at Ruapehu was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 0-5) on 9 October because no further eruptions have occurred since the activity on 25 September.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 15:52
Infrequent, mostly small ash eruptions continue at Reventarod volcano. On 11 October, the volcano produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 15:47
Fuego volcano continues its moderate strombolian activity; INSIVUMEH reported frequent explosions such as on 10 October that produce ash plumes rising to to altitudes of 4-5 km (13,000-16,400 ft) a.s.l. and mostly drifiting N and NW.
The explosions are often accompanied by rumbling noises and jet-engine like sounds. Avalanches of collapsing spatter from the growing cone in the inner crater descend W into the Taniluyá and Santa Teresa ravines.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 15:33
The Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM) raised the altert status of Kelut volcano on 16 October from 3 to 4 (on a scale of 1-4). During 15-28 September, gas discharge from the crater lake increased and spread in a radius of 5 m. Inflation around the summit occurred during 13-16 October. On 16 October, the temperature in the crater lake increased to 37.8 degrees C. ...more
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 19:51
Pilots reported ash plumes that rose to an altitude of of 5.5-6.4 km on 12 and 20 September.
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 19:49
IG reported that ash and steam-and-ash plumes from Tungurahua rose to
altitudes of 5.3-7 km during 19-20 and 22-24
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 19:48
From 19-25 September lava-dome growth at Mount St. Helens continued.
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