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Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 14:47
Volcanically spoken, this has been a very calm Sunday so far with little changes to report. ...more [read all]
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 10:05
SO2 plume from Bagana on 30 Sep 2012 (NOAA)
A strong SO2 plume today suggests heightened activity going on at Bagana.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 10:05
Thermal anomaly during the past 2 days (MODIS / Univ. Hawai'i)
A thermal anomaly at the summit is visible on MODIS satellite images and a steam plume can be seen rising from the volcano.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 10:05
Steaming Popocatépetl on 30 Sep
6 weak explosions occurred during the 24 hour interval 28-29 Sep, and a steam plume is rising about 1.5 km above the crater.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 07:02
Explosion Sep 29. 2012 (INSIVUMEH)
At 05:18 hours local time yesterday, a rumbling was heard from the Nima 1 valley above the observatory. Most of the time, the dome is degassing with a 400 m steam plume. ...more
Sun, 30 Sep 2012, 06:55
Explosion early yesterday (INSIVUMEH)
There have been 16 explosions between 28-29 Sep including 10 moderately strong ones with ash plumes rising 600-900 meters above the crater. Glowinb bombs were seen reaching 200 m height and generating avalanches around the crater. Fine ash fall was recorded at ​​the observatory, in Morelia and Santa Sophia and Sangre de Christo. Rumblings and shock waves from the explosions could be head and felt in up to 15 km distance.
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 09:32
Fuego volcano has further increased its activity. In its latest report, INSIVUMEH counted 18 eruptions during 27-28 Sep, out of which 10 were moderately sized and produced ash plume up to 1 km height, and fountains of incandescent material of up to 200 m height, which generated avalanches on the upper crater flanks. ...more [read all]
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 09:27
Current seismic signal from Little Sitkin (AVO)
Seismic activity remains elevated. The level of seismic activity varies from day to day, though this week it has been at levels lower than seen earlier in the current period of unrest, which started in late August. Nothing unusual was observed in mostly cloudy satellite images over the past week. AVO has received no reports of unusual activity at the volcano. (AVO)
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 09:18
According to an article on NBC News, Changbaishan (Baitoushan) volcano in northeastern China close to the border with North Korea has been showing signs of unrest and might be preparing itself for an eruption in the next few decades. ...more [read all]
Sat, 29 Sep 2012, 08:35
Yesterday marked another very active day for Sakurajima with no less than 6 explosions between 6,000 - 9,000 ft ash plume altitudes, VAAC Tokyo reports.

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