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Jebel Zubair volcano
shield volcano 191 m / 627 ft
Red Sea, Yemen, 15.16°N / 42.1°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Jebel Zubair volcano eruptions:
2011 Dec - Jan 2012, 1846 (?), 1824
Typical eruption style:
effusive
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Jebel Zubair volcano news & activity updates

Jebel Zubair volcano (Red Sea, Yemen) activity update

Thursday Oct 17, 2013 10:49 AM | BY: T

Steam plume from Zubair this morning
Steam plume from Zubair this morning
The submarine eruption continues to produce a steam plume visible on the latest satellite images. No evidence of ash is apparent, suggesting that the vent is still relatively deep.
Previous news
SO2 plume from Zubair volcano (NOAA)
Monday, Oct 14, 2013
The submarine eruption continues. A small steam plume continued to rise from the new eruption site this morning and an SO2 plume hovers above the area. [more]
Steam plume from Zubair in the Red Sea on Tuesday (8 Oct)
Friday, Oct 11, 2013
As of today, the submarine eruption continues with the production of a steam plume of variable size, not always easily identifiable on satellite images. A SO2 plume is also visible on satellite data drifting from the eruption site. ... [more]
MODIS / Terra satellite image 1 Oct showing the steam plume from the eruption
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2013
As of yesterday morning when the latest MODIS satellite image was taken from the area, the eruption continued with little changes. ... [more]
Steam plume and discolored water around the new submarine eruption site (NASA / Terra satellite image 28 Sep, annotated by Blog Culture Volcan)
Sunday, Sep 29, 2013
A submarine eruption started yesterday (28 Sep) NW of the island Jebel Zubair and SW of the site of the 2011-12 eruption. The activity manifestated itself in form of a strong SO2 anomaly and steam plume spotted on satellite imagery. ... [more]
The new island seen on January 15, 2012 (NASA Earth Obbservatory)
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012
It appears from the latest NASA satellite images that the eruption that has formed the new island has ended, leaving an impressive new elongated island about 1000 m long and 500 m wide just 500 m NNW of Rugged Island in the Zubair archipelago. ... [more]

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