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Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 21:00
Aerial view of lava flow system on September 29, 2014 by USGS-HVO.
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Following several days of increased pressure at Kilauea's summit, lava activity is picking up on the June 27th flow with new flows continuing to move to the north, on a pathway leading slightly away from the town of Pāhoa for now. ...more [read all]
Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 21:00
Subsidence of the Bardarbunga caldera and earthquakes since 12 Sep (IMO)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (28 Sep) Eruptive activity at the Holuhraun fissure remains stable. The lava flows continue to expand towards the north and particularly to the east, now over a snow-covered landscape as winter conditions set in. ...more [read all]
Sun, 28 Sep 2014, 21:01
In a screen grab from a YouTube video, hikers flee from Ontake on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Japan.
Ontake-san (Honshu): (28 Sep) Yesterday's eruption might have caused more than 30 fatalities, Japanese press reports. Most of them were apparently killed by heart and respiratory failure after inhaling ash when caught in the outer areas of a pyroclastic flow or ash cloud descending the mountain. ...more [read all]
Sat, 27 Sep 2014, 21:00
Pyroclastic flow during Ontake volcano's eruption today (Asahi.com)
On-take (Honshu): A large explosive eruption occurred at Japan's second highest volcano today at 11:53 local time. An explosion produced an ash plume that rose approx. 4 km and a large pyroclastic flow that swept down the southwestern flank. ...more [read all]
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 21:01
Strombolian eruption today from Stromboli's NW vent (INGV Catania)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (25 Sep) Strombolian explosions have returned to the summit vents, although so far, these have been rare and small. At the same time, the effusive eruption with lava flow emission from the vent at 650 m a.s.l. at the northern base of the crater terrace complex continues with little changes. ...more [read all]
Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 21:00
Webcam view of the eruption this evening (Mila webcam)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing eruption in Holuhraun and the seismic crisis. The eruption itself continues with steady, very large lava output and is on its way to become the largest event in the past 150 years on Iceland. ...more [read all]
Wed, 24 Sep 2014, 22:01
Eruption plume from Shiveluch's explosion on 24 Sep (photo: Y. Demyanchuk/Volkstat.ru)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): A powerful explosion occurred at the volcano today (24 Sep) at 12:41 local time, producing an ash plume that rose to 38,000 ft (11 km) altitude. It generated several pyroclastic flows, some of which surpassed the 350 m high western caldera wall. ...more [read all]
Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 21:00
Satellite image from 22 Sep, showing the 2 main lava flows from the Holuhraun eruption (image: Institute of Earth Sciences. Landsat 8, NASA & USGS)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (23 Sep) The fissure eruption in Holuhraun continues with similar intensity as during the past days and shows no sign of stopping soon. The latest satellite images indicate that the lava now flows into two main branches, one (the older one) to the north and a new one to the east. ...more [read all]
Mon, 22 Sep 2014, 21:01
Subsidence of the Bárdarbunga caldera during the past days; note the drop associated with the latest M5 quake (IMO)
Bardarbunga (Iceland): (21 Sep) A magnitude 5.4 earthquake under the caldera earlier today was associated with an abrupt drop of 20 cm! The following graph shows the ongoing subsidence during the past 3 days (1.5 m): ...more [read all]
Sun, 21 Sep 2014, 16:45
Depth vs time of the recent earthquakes under Bárdarbunga
Bardarbunga (Iceland): The eruption continues with most activity (lava fountains and lava flow emission) now occurring from the central vent on the Holuhraun fissure. ...more [read all]

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