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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Wed, 30 Jul 2014, 21:00
Kilauea (Hawai'i): The June 27 flow front has advanced more rapidly over the past four days, and is now 4.2km (2.6mi) from the vent (Seen in first photo below). This recent increased advance rate is due to the confinement of the flow against the slopes of an older perched lava channel, from 2007. The advance rate will likely drop in the coming days as the flow passes the confines of the perched channel and spreads out on flatter topography. ...more [read all]
Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 21:00
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Tungurahua (Ecuador): Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ...more [read all]
Tue, 29 Jul 2014, 15:15
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Following more than 2 months of calm, the volcano is probably about to enter a new eruptive phase, a special bulletin of Ecuador's Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informs. ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 16:19
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Summary of some of the most significant events during the past days: ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 16:15
Activity at the volcano continues to be elevated. VAAC Darwin frequently spots ash plumes from relatively strong strombolian to vulcanian activity.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 16:14
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Activity at the volcano has increased with more frequent small to moderately sized explosions from the growing lava dome in its summit. An explosion on the evening of 26 July generated a pyroclastic flow on the southwestern slope that reached almost 1 km length. ...more
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 16:10
Intermittent eruptions continue. New ash emissions occurred yesterday from the volcano. VAAC Tokyo spotted an ash plume at estimated 28,000 ft (8 km) altitude drifting north on satellite imagery.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 15:56
MODIS hot spots at Karangetang volcano last week (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
An comparably small eruption occurred last week at the volcano. Incandescent lava avalanches were reported to descend from the summit lava dome to the SE, towards the area of Batu Awang, during 19-21 July. ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 15:38
Nishinoshima on 23 July (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Activity at the growing island continues, perhaps even with increased intensity, judging from the recent pictures obtained by the Japanese Coast Guard on 23 July: ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 15:15
Explosive eruption at Halema'uma'u lava lake on 23 July
A piece of the crater walls of the Halema'uma'u lava lake collapsed on 23 July and triggered a small explosive eruption. Liquid spatter was ejected to the outer perimeter of the pit crater (including webcam position and the closed observation area) and an ash plume was generated. ...more

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