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Sat, 31 May 2014, 16:06
ash emission from Bocca Nuova this morning
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Although tremor dropped significantly yesterday evening, mild strombolian activity from the New SE crater continued throughout the night. This morning, new ash emissions from the Bocca Nuova occurred again. Whether this announces a new phase of (different) activity will have to be seen... ...more [read all]
Fri, 30 May 2014, 16:09
Today's eruption column at Sangeang Api (photo: @Bambang_Bimawan / Twitter)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): A major explosive eruption occurred at the remote volcano this morning at around 08:30 UTC. A subplinian eruption column quickly rose to an estimated 50-65,000 ft (15-20 km) altitude and drifted several hundred km to the east and southeast. ...more [read all]
Thu, 29 May 2014, 10:50
Shiveluch volcano today (KVERT webcam)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The volcano produced a steam and ash plume during today that rose to estimated 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude and drifted east. ...more [read all]
Tue, 27 May 2014, 16:39
Strombolian explosion at Etna's NSEC (Radiostudio7 webcam)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak strombolian activity continues with little variation from the New SE crater. A slightly increasing trend of tremor amplitude can be observed over the past days. ...more [read all]
Sat, 24 May 2014, 21:00
Satellite images showing a discolored water plume from Kavachi (NASA, compiled and annotated by Culture Volcan)
Dukono (Halmahera): A volcanic ash plume extending 60 km west and at estimated 11,000 ft (3.3 km) altitude was spotted by VAAC Darwin this morning. ...more [read all]
Fri, 23 May 2014, 21:00
Eruption of Sakurajima this morning (Tarumizu City webcam)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands): The eruption on the remote island continues. The most recent overflight pictures by the Japanese Coast Guard show two active vents, one with a small lava-filled vent likely producing strombolian explosions, the other emitting a steam and gas plume. ...more [read all]
Thu, 22 May 2014, 21:00
Santa María / Santiaguito (Guatemala): (22 May) Following the partial collapse of the upper part of the Caliente lava dome on 9 May, the activity of Santiaguito has remained relatively low. ...more [read all]
Tue, 20 May 2014, 21:00
Kilauea (Hawai'i): (20 May) After a week of many changes here on Kilauea, summit tilemeters recorded slowing inflationary tilt. The summit tiltmeters recorded the start of inflationary tilt at 6:30pm on Saturday May 17th - this suggests that the unusual deflationary tilt recorded since May 10 may have been a DI tilt event that totaled almost 8 microradians before the tilt switched. ...more [read all]
Sun, 18 May 2014, 21:00
Fuego's lava flow yesterday morning
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): (18 May) The volcano has entered a phase of more vigorous explosions again. In the past days, it produced a series of ash plumes that were detected on satellite imagery. VAAC Darwin reported volcanic ash drifting at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude for 50 km to the west. ...more [read all]
Thu, 15 May 2014, 21:00
Small pyroclastic flow at Sinabung on the morning of 13 May
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (15 May) Activity at the volcano remains weak. Slow lava extrusion continues along with occasional ash venting and small pyroclastic flows triggered by collapse of parts of the viscous lava lobe on the southern flank. ...more [read all]

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