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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 17:04
Seismic signal from White Island on 28 July (GeoNet)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Activity has been elevated during the past days. Several explosions and / or dome collapse events have sent ash plumes to about 20,000 ft (6 km) elevation during the past days. ...more [read all]
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:38
Activity remains high - explosions occur at more-than-usual frequency from the Showa crater. An eruption on 27 July produced an ash plume rising to 18,000 ft (5.7 km) altitude, i.e. an eruption plume about 4.5 km tall.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:34
Seismic signal from White Island on 28 July (GeoNet)
The seismic crisis ended on 28 July with no eruption. Degassing remains elevated and incandescence is still visible from the dome in the crater.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:29
VSI has decreased the alert level from 3 (Siaga, Alert) (since 8 August 2011) back to 2 (Waspada, watch). No lava emissions/ejections have been observed since 7 July and seismic actity has been decreasing over the past weeks. No hot spot is visible on satellite imagery.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:26
A seismic swarm at the volcano was detected on 26 July, but no evidence of unusual activity at the surface has been detected. The lava lakes inside Benbow and Marum remain active.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:19
During the past days, a further increase in activity of the volcano occurred, characterized by the generation of large explosions and a constant ash eruption column, and several small to big explosions that generated strong vibrations and rattled windows in villages near the volcano. An eruption at 07:23 (local time) on 28 July generated a small pyroclastic flow that affected the upper north and north east flank of the volcano. ...more [read all]
Mon, 29 Jul 2013, 14:09
Activity has been elevated during the past days. Several explosions and / or dome collapse events have sent ash plumes to about 20,000 ft (6 km) elevation during the past days.
Sat, 27 Jul 2013, 17:04
Current seismic recording from White Island (GeoNet)
Ketoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): (26 Jul) SVERT raised the alert level to yellow after a weak thermal anomaly has been detected on satellite data at the summit of the volcano. No other details about possible activity are currently known. ...more [read all]
Sat, 27 Jul 2013, 10:05
Gas plume from Popocatépetl
The volcano has remained relatively calm with an average of 2 weak emissions per hour over the past 24 hours.
Fri, 26 Jul 2013, 23:19
Small explosion from Popocatepétl yesterday
The rate of small emissions of steam-gas and sometimes ash has risen to more than 3 per hour again, and CENAPRED recorded 150 minutes of low and high frequency tremor.

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