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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. ...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. ...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. ...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. ...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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