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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Sat, 26 Jun 2010, 16:06
Kliuchevsky volcano is showing regular strombolian activity, with jets of incandescent lava and ash clouds reaching several hundreds meters, as shown on recently published photos on the KVERT website.
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 09:52
The lava dome on Montserrat is again growing. The latest USGS/GVP activity report summarizes the recent activity: "MVO reported that pyroclastic flows from the Soufrière Hills lava dome occurred during 11-18 June. One of the largest pyroclastic flows traveled W down Gages Valley; others originated from within the collapse scar. A thermal camera showed several hot areas on the lava dome, likely exposed from rockfall and pyroclastic flow activity. On 28 June a small lahar descended the Belham Valley, to the NW. The Hazard Level remained at 3."
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 09:44
The remote Gaua volcano remains very active. Wellington VAAC monitors ash plumes often rising to 3 km (10,1000 ft) a.s.l.
Thu, 24 Jun 2010, 09:40
Based on reports by the VAAC Darwin, Batu Tara volcano in the Sunda Sea continues to produce occasional ash eruptions reaching 2-3 km a.s.l.
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 11:24
Gorely volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia seems to have erupted on or before 12 June 2010, after more than 20 years since its last activity. According to The Voice of Russia, the eruption produced an ash plume streching over 100 km and caused disruption of regional air traffic.
Sun, 13 Jun 2010, 16:13
Since yesterday, the intensity and frequency of explosions as well as seismicity from Tungurahua volcano has been decreasing, the Geophysical Insitute of Ecuador reports.
Sat, 12 Jun 2010, 07:35
Impressive strombolian and vulcanian activity continues at Batu Tara island. On June 10, 2010, an explosion produced an ash cloud rising to 8,000 ft (ca. 3 km). ...more
Sat, 12 Jun 2010, 06:08
A volcanic eruption from Karymski volcano in Kamchatka produced an ash plume rising to 20000 ft (ca. 6.5 km) elevation on 11 June, as the VAAC Tokyo reports.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010, 09:27
The activity of Yasur has decreased again to normal, but still elevated levels. Bombs are still occasionally falling on the rim and outside, but the frequency and intensity of the explosions is now lower than during late May, when its alert level was raised to 3. Geohazards now lowered the alert to 2.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010, 09:20
On 8 June 2010, Popocatépetl volcano had one of its larger explosions during recent years: an ash plume was generated that rose to 8 km (27,600 feet) altitude a.s.l.

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