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Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 17:57
The seismic swarm in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone north off Iceland continues into its 10th day and the frequency of quakes has even picked up again a bit. An warning for a possible larger earthquake remains in place. ...more [read all]
Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 12:05
Time and depth of quakes under Mammoth Mountain during the past week
A stronger than usual seismic swarm was recorded beneath Mammoth Mountain volcano in California during 29 October. The swarm, in such not uncommon, was accompanied by slight deformation ...more [read all]
Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 11:05
In the last 24 h during 29-30 Oct, there were 38 exhalations of low to moderate intensity, accompanied by emissions of steam, gas and occasionally minor amounts of ash. ...more [read all]
Wed, 31 Oct 2012, 11:05
During 30-31 Oct, there were 7 weak explosions with ash plumes up to 600 m high and incandescent material rising about 100 m. ...more
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 12:05
After a few days with small to medium explosions, two stronger eruptions occurred yesterday evening and this morning (GMT time), sending ash to 10-11,000 ft (3-3.4 km) altitude. ...more [read all]
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:48
SO2 plume from Ambrym on 30 Oct (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume is visible on today's NOOA satellite image, suggesting more than usual intense lava lake activity.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:37
Incandescence from the crater at night
During 28-29 Oct, the monitoring system of Popocatepetl volcano registered 35 exhalations of low to moderate intensity, accompanied by emissions of steam, gas and occasionally minor amounts of ash, the most important occurred at 21:33 pm on 28 Oct, at 5:01 am and at 9:27 am on 29 Oct. ...more [read all]
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:06
A recent study indicates that the rhyolite lava domes in the Salton Sea area are less than 3,000 years old, which confirms that the volcanic system is to be considered potentially active. ...more [read all]
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:02
Early Sunday morning, 29th October residents reported a rumbling sound from Poas. Then at around 13:00 (local time) the volcano ejected ash and mud 500 M above the crater. Two other eruptions took place at 16:34 and 16:44 (both local time). The eruptions were most probably phreatic. The Alert Level remains at GREEN.
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 17:13
The week starts with little significant volcano activity to report. Some updates include: ...more [read all]

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