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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 21:00
Aerial view of lava flow system on September 29, 2014 by USGS-HVO.
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Following several days of increased pressure at Kilauea's summit, lava activity is picking up on the June 27th flow with new flows continuing to move to the north, on a pathway leading slightly away from the town of Pāhoa for now. Read more... read all
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 19:31
Aerial view of lava flow system on September 29, 2014 by USGS-HVO.
Following several days of increased pressure at Kilauea's summit, lava activity is picking up on the June 27th flow with new flows continuing to move to the north, on a pathway leading slightly away from the town of Pāhoa for now. Read more... read all
Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 21:00
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep (IMO)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (28 Sep) Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure remains stable. The lava flows continue to expand towards the north and particularly to the east, now over a snow-covered landscape as winter conditions set in. Read more... read all
Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 21:47
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep (IMO)
Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure remains stable. The lava flows continue to expand towards the north and particularly to the east, now over a snow-covered landscape as winter conditions set in. Read more...
Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 21:01
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Ontake-san (Honshu): (28 Sep) Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. Read more... read all
Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 06:52
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. Read more... read all
Sat, 27 Sep 2014, 21:00
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
On-take (Honshu): A large explosive eruption occurred at Japan's second highest volcano today at 11:53 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 4 km and a large pyroclastic flow that swept down the southwestern flank. Read more... read all
Sat, 27 Sep 2014, 20:59
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
A large explosive eruption occurred at Japan's second highest volcano today at 11:56 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 4 km and a large pyroclastic flow that swept down the southwestern flank. Read more... read all
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 21:01
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (25 Sep) Strombolian explosions have returned to the summit vents, although so far, these have been rare and small. At the same time, the effusive eruption with lava flow emission from the vent at 650 m a.s.l. at the northern base of the crater terrace complex continues with little changes. Read more... read all
Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 21:02
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Strombolian explosions have returned to the summit vents, although so far, these have been rare and small. At the same time, the effusive eruption with lava flow emission from the vent at 650 m a.s.l. at the northern base of the crater terrace complex continues with little changes. Read more... read all

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