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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:45
GPS-measured deformation of HEKR station (Univ. Iceland), north of the volcano
Hekla (Iceland): The famous Icelandic volcano is showing further signs that indicate an eruption could occur in a near future. Significant rapid inflation, concentrated in the northern part of the volcano, has been detected since early April and likely represents accumulation of rising magma underneath. Read more... read all
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:44
GPS-measured deformation of HEKR station (Univ. Iceland), north of the volcano
The famous Icelandic volcano is showing further signs that indicate an eruption could occur in a near future. Significant rapid inflation, concentrated in the northern part of the volcano, has been detected since early April and likely represents accumulation of rising magma underneath. Read more... read all
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:29
Activity remains more or less stable, with occasional explosions from the lava dome producing ash plumes up to about 800 m high. Effusive activity in the form of avalanches from the blocky lava flows on the sides of the Caliente dome has remained relatively weak.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:27
Small strombolian activity continues from the Mackenney crater.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:22
Fuego volcano yesterday morning
Lava effusion feeding the two active flows remains abundant and there are now near-constant strombolian explosions from the summit crater, accompanied by locomotive-like degassing sounds. Some of the explosions generate shock waves. Ash reaches about 6-700 m above the crater and drifts 10 km to the S and SW.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:15
Activity has decreased again to average levels of the past months. CENPARED reported less than 1 weak steam-gas-ash emission per hour during the 24 hours since yesterday. A slightly more powerful explosion this morning produced an ash plume rising 800 m and ejected incandescent bombs onto the NE crater rim.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 16:02
Eruptive activity remains strong with ash emissions interrupted by strong vulcanian-type explosions. An explosion at 18h30 local time the day before yesterday produced an ash plume rising 5 km above the crater, and ejected incandescent blocks to 400 m distance from the crater. Read more...
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 13:10
New lava overflow on the Sciara del Fuoco (INGV thermal webcam)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Spattering and lava effusion have increased from the NE hornito, feeding a new relatively large sustained lava flow on the Sciara del Fuoco. Read more... read all
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 13:10
Over the past days, the volcano has remained at comparably low levels of activity, with on average one vulcanian-type explosion of small to moderate size per day.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 13:08
New explosions have produced ash plumes rising to 7,000 ft (2.1 km) altitude this morning.

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