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Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Tue, 31 May 2016, 21:00
Map of the new lava flows from the 24 May breakouts
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Early in the morning of 24 May (at 06:50 local time), a sudden surge in lava supply caused the main lava tube carrying the lava underground away from Pu'u 'O'o to rupture. This resulted in two so-called surface lava breakouts located about 500 m N and NE from the cone, feeding two new large surface lava flows. ...more [read all]
Tue, 31 May 2016, 16:47
The new lava flows from Kilauea on 29 May (bigislandvideonews.com)
The new surface lava flows from the two breakouts north and northeast of Pu'u 'O'o vent on the eastern rift zone remain active. They form broad, branching channels that have been gradually enlarging the two new pahoehoe lava flow fields NW/W and SE of the cone. ...more [read all]
Tue, 31 May 2016, 16:28
Map of the new lava flows from the 24 May breakouts
Early in the morning of 24 May (at 06:50 local time), a sudden surge in lava supply caused the main lava tube carrying the lava underground away from Pu'u 'O'o to rupture. This resulted in two so-called surface lava breakouts located about 500 m N and NE from the cone, feeding two new large surface lava flows. ...more [read all]
Sun, 29 May 2016, 21:00
View into the crater of Bromo (8 May, image: Øystein Lund Andersen)
Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): The activity of the volcano remains low. Sporadic, relatively weak ash emissions continue to occur from time to time and a weak glow is visible sometimes at night. ...more [read all]
Sun, 29 May 2016, 09:03
View into the crater of Bromo (8 May, image: Øystein Lund Andersen)
The activity of the volcano remains low. Sporadic, relatively weak ash emissions continue to occur from time to time and a weak glow is visible sometimes at night. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 May 2016, 21:00
Strombolian activity from Etna's Voragine on Wednesday
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (27 May) The violent strombolian activity from the Voragine summit crater continued all though Wednesday (25 May) and the following night, but gradually decreased and ceased yesterday. At the moment, no significant eruptive activity is going on. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 May 2016, 10:54
Lava fountains from Piton de la Fournaise's eruption yesterday (image: Imaz Press)
The first eruption of the volcano in 2016 seems to have ended already - or at least paused - after little more than 24 hours. The volcano observatory reported that eruption tremor and other signs of ongoing activity stopped at 11:40 this morning. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 May 2016, 07:45
Strombolian activity from Etna's Voragine on Wednesday
The violent strombolian activity from the Voragine summit crater continued all though Wednesday (25 May) and the following night, but gradually decreased and ceased yesterday. At the moment, no significant eruptive activity is going on. ...more [read all]
Thu, 26 May 2016, 21:00
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): (26 May) A new eruption - the first in 2016 - started at the volcano this morning, around 08:05 local time when the volcano observatory registered a strong tremor signal, typical for the onset of Piton de la Fournaise's fissure eruptions. ...more [read all]
Thu, 26 May 2016, 12:05
The ash plume from Santiaguito's explosions on 25 May 2016 (image: Rüdiger Escobar Wolf [email protected] / twitter)
The volcano remains in its current phase dominated by intermittent, violent explosive eruptions. ...more [read all]

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