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Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 17:07
Ash plume from a small eruption at Stromboli yesterday (INGV Catania webcam)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity at the summit craters has been (comparably very) low recently. However, small strombolian explosions continue to occur at irregular rates of 30-60 minutes intervals, mainly from western vent. ...more [read all]
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 21:00
Eruption of Canlaon volcano yesterday evening (image: Canlaon Mountain Tigers SearchandRescue / facebook)
Canlaon (Central Philippines): Two small explosions occurred at the volcano yesterday evening, at around 18:20 and 19:18 local time. An ash plume rose to approx. 1500 m above the summit and some freshly ejected incandescent bombs could be seen at the crater rim. ...more [read all]
Tue, 29 Mar 2016, 21:00
Spectacular explosion from Sakurajima's Minamidake crater on 26 March (image: Naoto Yoshidome / twitter)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Over the past days, vulcanian-type explosions have again picked up in number and size, after only very few events during the first 3 weeks of March. Ash plumes rose to up to 10-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude. ...more [read all]
Sat, 26 Mar 2016, 21:00
Eruption at Suwanose-jima this morning
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): The strombolian activity continues at the Otake crater continues. In the past days, it has been more intense, generating bright glow visible from neighboring islands and ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km. ...more [read all]
Tue, 22 Mar 2016, 21:00
Thermal radiation from Alaid volcano (MODIS / Mirova)
Alaid (Northern Kuriles): The new eruptive phase that started in late February continues. An intense thermal anomaly has been detected from the volcano's summit area on satellite imagery and weak ash emissions extending approx. 60 km NW from the island were observed yesterday and this morning (Tokyo VAAC). ...more [read all]
Mon, 21 Mar 2016, 21:00
View into Dukono's crater on 12 March (image: Patrick Marcel / facebook)
Dukono (Halmahera): The activity at the volcano remains intense. Our friend Patrick Marcel who visited the volcano last week reported that the vents at the bottom of the crater emitted a sustained, extremely noisy jet of gas, steam and ash, and ejected incandescent bombs to up to 500 m height. Some of them landed outside the crater rim. ...more [read all]
Tue, 15 Mar 2016, 21:00
Colima eruption this morning
Akita-Komaga-take (Honshu): Elevated seismic activity has been detected by Japanese volcanologists. ...more [read all]
Mon, 14 Mar 2016, 21:00
Deformation at Etna in late Dec 2015 (INGV)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): INGV Catania published the result of very high-resolution satellite-based measurements of ground deformation of Etna during the period between Feb 2015-Feb 2016. ...more [read all]
Sat, 12 Mar 2016, 21:00
Last Wednesday's eruption at Rincón de la Vieja volcano (OVSICORI-UNA)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): The alert level was lowered back to normal status. Detectable activity (visible observations and satellite-based data) has been decreasing steadily of the past several months, the Alaska Volcano Observatory reported: ...more [read all]
Thu, 10 Mar 2016, 21:00
Eruption of Nevado del Ruiz yesterday afternoon
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): A series of small explosions occurred at the volcano yesterday. The first happened in the afternoon at 16:32 local time. The Manizales volcano observatory recorded a pulse in tremor and reported an ash plume that rose 1300 m above the summit. ...more [read all]

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