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Volcano news: Indian Ocean

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Thu, 1 Nov 2018, 15:29
The recent eruption halted early this morning after about 6 weeks. The activity had been slowly declining and was at a minimal level.
Thu, 1 Nov 2018, 09:45
Satellite image of Barren Island volcano on 1 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 25 Oct 2018, 10:44
Sentinel satellite image from 23 Oct showing lava flows on Barren Island
The mainly effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Recent satellite images show an active field of fresh lava flows towards the northwest form the active cone. ...more [read all]
Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 09:17
Hot spots at Barren Island volcano suggesting lava flows from the crater on the northern flank of the cone (image: MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
A new eruption seems to be going on at the remote island (the only active volcano of India): since around 25 Sep, a strong thermal signal has been visible on satellite data and suggests lava flows on the north flank of the active cone, probably reaching the NW coast.
Heat radiation from Barren Island during the past months (image: Mirova)
Satellite image from Barren Island yesterday showing a gas or ash plume drifting NW
Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 09:03
No thermal signals from Heard volcano during the past 7 days (image: MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
The recent activity (unknown in its exact nature) seems to have either ended or significantly decreased. The thermal signal which had been strong in July and suggested the presence of active lava gradually decreased during August and Sep (s. image). ...more
Tue, 2 Oct 2018, 08:52
VIew of the eruption of Piton de la Fournaise today (OVPF webcam)
The eruption that had started on 15 Sep continues from the vent on the southwestern flank of Dolomieu crater. ...more
Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 03:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 19 Aug 2018, 16:42
Heat radiation from Heard Island during the past months (image: Mirova)
It seems very likely that a new eruption has been taking place at the remote volcano: since mid June, and in particular during the second half of July, a moderate to strong thermal anomaly has been present at the volcano's summit. ...more
Sun, 29 Apr 2018, 05:15
Map of the lava flows on Piton de la Fournaise volcano this morning (image: OVPF)
The eruption that began on 27 April night (at 23h50 local time) continues. Tremor intensity has been declining since the opening of the eruptive fissures near Rival crater on the southern flank of the summit cone of Dolomieu crater inside the Enclos. ...more [read all]
Fri, 27 Apr 2018, 21:30
Satellite image of Piton de la Fournaise volcano on 27 Apr 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 3 Apr 2018, 13:21
A new eruption has started at the volcano this morning, from a fissure vent on the NE flank of Dolomieu crater inside the Enclos, about 500 m from Nez Coupé de Saite-Rose. ...more
Tue, 3 Apr 2018, 08:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
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