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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 21:00
Ash plume from Manam volcano (Himawari-8 True Color imagery)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): A large explosive eruption occurred at the volcano today. The event produced an ash column that rose to approx. 65,000 ft (20 km) altitude and started to drift SW. ...more [read all]
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 14:47
Ash plume from Manam volcano (Himawari-8 True Color imagery)
A large explosive eruption occurred at the volcano today. The event produced an ash column that rose to approx. 65,000 ft (20 km) altitude and started to drift SW. ...more
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 14:37
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
A series of small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday as a result of the ongoing destruction of the unstable lava lobe present on the upper eastern flank. ...more
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:05
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 20 July 2015
The attached satellite image from 20 July shows that the whole crater floor has been covered by fresh lava flows. ...more
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 10:52
The new eruptive fissure at Piton de la Fournaise (image: Guillaume Cazarré / clicanoo)
The expected new eruption, the third in 2015, started this morning at 09.20 local time. ...more
Thu, 30 Jul 2015, 21:00
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): A new eruption might be under way at the volcano. Since last weekend, seismic activity from a source at 1-2 km depth beneath Dolomieu crater has been increasing. In addition, increased degassing and inflation of the Dolomieu crater have been detected, both likely signs of a new magma intrusion at shallow depth. ...more [read all]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015, 10:11
A new eruption might be under way at the volcano. Since last weekend, seismic activity from a source at 1-2 km depth beneath Dolomieu crater has been increasing. In addition, increased degassing and inflation of the Dolomieu crater have been detected, both likely signs of a new magma intrusion at shallow depth. ...more [read all]
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 11:05
Strombolian activity from Raung volcano (26 July 2015, photo: Vianney Tricou)
Strombolian activity occurs from two main vents as the submitted photo shows.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 10:31
Recent earthquakes under Meakan volcano (JMA)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): An ash plume from an explosion produced an ash plume that rose to 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude and drifted north this morning. The volcano continues to produce intermittent strombolian- to vulcanian-type explosive eruptions. ...more [read all]
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 10:26
Elevated seismic activity has been recorded since early July, the Japan Meterological Agency (JMA) reported. Yesterday, a phase of volcanic tremor occurred that lasted 3 minutes and a slight ground deformation was detected. ...more

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