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Fri, 31 Aug 2012, 17:18
The Alaska Volcano Observatory moved Little Sitkin volcano in the western Aleutians to Yellow Alert following a strong earthquake swarm detected since late 29 August local time. Read more... read all
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 15:19
Not much volcanic activity is currently occurring in the world (something that can quickly change). Here are a few updates: Read more... read all
Tue, 28 Aug 2012, 12:07
A new strong eruption occurred at Soputan volcano in North Sulawesi Sunday night. The eruption lasted about 4 hours and produced an ash column of 5 km height. No reports of damage of the eruption are known. People are advised not to approach or climb the volcano within 6 km radius, and to wear face masks in case of ash fall. Read more... read all
Sun, 26 Aug 2012, 16:46
Tungurahua volcano's activity is relatively low. There are weak pulses of tremor associated with some small to medium explosions. Still, small pyroclastic flows continue to occur sporadically, the most recent one on 24 August at 15:33 on local time. Read more... read all
Sat, 25 Aug 2012, 16:43
The alert level of Tangkubanperahu volcano in West Java, Indonesia, was raised to 2 (on a scale 1-4) on 23 August. An increase of earthquakes has been observed at the volcano since 13 August. Read more... read all
Fri, 24 Aug 2012, 15:32
Tungurahua volcano's activity remains at similar moderate levels as yesterday, lower than compared to a few days ago. Explosions every few hours are accompanied by strong cannon-shot noises and eject glowing bombs to up to 500 m height. Steam and ash plumes rise up to 4 km above the crater. Light ash fall was reported to the W and NW in the sectors of Chacauco, Cotaló and El Tablón. Read more... read all
Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 16:42
Tungurahua volcano's activity has decreased. There are still occasional weak explosions, but bad weather prevents direct observation. Read more... read all
Wed, 22 Aug 2012, 17:18
Tungurahua volcano has been very active the past days, with continous ash emissions and occasional large explosions producing ash plumes up to 32,000 ft (ca. 10 km) altitude. IG scientists on an overflight observed strombolian activity from the inner summit crater which has filled with fresh lava. Read more... read all
Tue, 21 Aug 2012, 15:40
Tungurahua volcano emits a near constant steam and ash plume rising on average 1.5 km with peaks of up to 4 km above the crater. This activity produces significant ash fall in areas west of the volcano. Intermittent explosions throw bombs to 500 m height and up to 1.5 km radial distance. A strong SO2 plume can be seen on satellite imagery. Read more... read all
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 14:17
The eruption of Tungurahua volcano continues with constant ash emission rising 1.5 km above the crater, intermittent moderate explosions, and produces pyroclastic flows of 1.5 km length. Read more... read all

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