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Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 08:49
- More about Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano
Mon, 7 Jan 2008, 14:30
Popocatepetl greeted the new year with one of its more powerful explosions. The ash plume from the eruption reached about 8 km height, which makes it one of the biggest during its recent period of activity started in 1994, which has been characterized by more or less frequent, isolated ash explosions of small to moderate size.
- More about Popocatépetl volcano
Mon, 7 Jan 2008, 14:21
The spectacular lava fountaining eruption of Llaima volcano has calmed down and the level of alarm was reduced. ...more
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador), activity update: increase in frequency and size of explosions, evacuations
Mon, 7 Jan 2008, 14:11
Tungurahua volcano's activity has been increasing over the past days. The Ecuadorian Insititute of Geophysics (IG) reports an increase in the frequency and size of ash explosions. IG interprets the present style of activity as related to constant degassing in an open-conduit system filled with vicsous magma. Sronger explosions alternate with near-constant emissions of gas and ash. ...more
- More about Tungurahua volcano
Wed, 2 Jan 2008, 15:11
Llaima volcano started to erupt again with strong lava fountains from its summit crater on Tuesday 1st of January 2008. Press reports the evacuation of 300 inhabitants of nearby villages and 150 tourists.