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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Sat, 31 May 2014, 16:06
ash emission from Bocca Nuova this morning
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Although tremor dropped significantly yesterday evening, mild strombolian activity from the New SE crater continued throughout the night. This morning, new ash emissions from the Bocca Nuova occurred again. Whether this announces a new phase of (different) activity will have to be seen... Read more... read all
Sat, 31 May 2014, 10:44
Small ash emissions were reported at Chaparrastique volcano yesterday. Local observers heard rumblings and noticed ash fall in the area of Alpina Carreto. Read more...
Sat, 31 May 2014, 09:16
ash emission from Bocca Nuova this morning
Although tremor dropped significantly yesterday evening, mild strombolian activity from the New SE crater continued throughout the night. This morning, new ash emissions from the Bocca Nuova occurred again. Whether this announces a new phase of (different) activity will have to be seen... Read more... read all
Sat, 31 May 2014, 08:45
Eruption column and pyroclastic flow over water at Sangeang Api yesterday (picture: Sofyan Efendi)
Eruptions continue at the volcano after yesterday's major explosion. Dense ash plumes rising from the summit crater can be seen on this morning's satellite images, and a MODIS hot spot is visible on the latest satellite data, suggesting fresh magma continues to arrive at the volcano's summit crater. Read more... read all
Fri, 30 May 2014, 16:09
Today's eruption column at Sangeang Api (photo: @Bambang_Bimawan / Twitter)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): A major explosive eruption occurred at the remote volcano this morning at around 08:30 UTC. A subplinian eruption column quickly rose to an estimated 50-65,000 ft (15-20 km) altitude and drifted several hundred km to the east and southeast. Read more... read all
Fri, 30 May 2014, 16:04
SO2 plume over Central America (NOAA)
The volcano could be becoming more active with increased degassing. An elevated SO2 concentration in the atmosphere above and near the volcano was visible on satellite data yesterday. Seismic activity appears to be elevated.
Seismic activity at Turrialba volcano yesterday (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Fri, 30 May 2014, 15:57
Ash explosion at Reventador today (IGPEN webcam)
A moderate explosion at the volcano produced an ash plume that rose to flight level 210 (21,000 ft / 6.5 km altitude), a pilot reported.
Fri, 30 May 2014, 15:49
Today's eruption column at Sangeang Api (photo: @Bambang_Bimawan / Twitter)
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Fri, 30 May 2014, 10:13
Seismic signal at Fuego volcano (FG3 station, INSIVUMEH)
Activity has decreased a bit. Strombolian explosions produced incandescent ejections to up to about 100 m and ash plumes rose to approx. 500 m.
Fri, 30 May 2014, 10:03
Seismic activity associated with rock fracturing processes under the volcano showed a slight increase during the past week. The earthquakes occurred mainly under the Paletará valley, approximately 12 km northeast of the volcano at depths between 6 and 10 km, and had local magnitudes between 0.3 and 2.2 on the Richter scale. Read more...

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