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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 21:00
Eruption of Colima volcano yesterday night (photo: Hernando Rivera)
Colima (Western Mexico): The volcano continues to produce strong vulcanian-type explosions, with ash plumes rising 2-3 km above the volcano. Read more...
Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 17:03
Eruption of Colima volcano yesterday night (photo: Hernando Rivera)
The volcano continues to produce strong vulcanian-type explosions, with ash plumes rising 2-3 km above the volcano.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015, 21:00
Active lava lobe and incandescent rockfalls at Sinabung in March 2015 (photo: Bastien Poux)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (30 Mar) The volcano continues to effuse a viscous lava lobe from its summit crater. Frequent rockfalls and pyroclastic flows occur due to partial collapses of the sticky lava masses on the steep upper slope. Read more... read all
Mon, 30 Mar 2015, 08:23
Active lava lobe and incandescent rockfalls at Sinabung in March 2015 (photo: Bastien Poux)
The volcano continues to effuse a viscous lava lobe from its summit crater. Frequent rockfalls and pyroclastic flows occur due to partial collapses of the sticky lava masses on the steep upper slope. Read more... read all
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:52
Eruption column from Shiveluch this morning (photo: Y. Demyanchuck / www.volkstat.ru)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (26 Mar) Another powerful vulcanian explosion occurred this morning at 10:03 local time at the volcano. An eruption column rose to approx. 10 km altitude. Read more... read all
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:45
Pyroclastic flow from Colima this morning
Strong explosions continue to occur. An eruption at 08:20 local time this morning produced several pyroclastic flows that traveled down the western flank of the volcano: Read more...
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:34
Glow from Aso's Nakadake crater
Explosive activity and ash emissions have decreased or ceased. Bright glow and intense steaming/degassing from the main vent in the Nakadake crater however suggest the presence of a small lava lake.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:25
Glow from Shin-Dake crater
Incandescence can be seen from the crater of the volcano, suggesting mild activity (e.g. release of very hot gasses) continues. Since its last eruption in August 2014 the volcano remains at alert level 3 (out of 5).
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:14
The volcano is currently in a very active phase. During the past 24 hours alone, at least 14 vulcanian explosions occurred, the largest of which produced ash plumes that rose to 11-13,000 ft (3-4 km) altitude.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 19:10
Bright glow at the summit crater at night
Activity remains stable with intermittent mild strombolian explosions and light ash emissions. Read more...

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