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New Activities (22 Apr 2015)

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

  • Chikurachki (All)
    An observer from Severo-Kurilsk (60 km NW, Paramushir Island) reported that on 18 April a gas-and-steam plume from Chikurachki contained a small amou... More
  • Raung (All)
    PVMBG reported that, during infrequent times of clear weather in December 2014 and January 2015, white plumes were observed rising as high as 500 m a... More
  • Sinabung (All)
    PVMBG reported that during 6-12 April white plumes rose as high as 500 m above Sinabung; misty conditions prevented observations on 13 April. Lava wa... More
  • Tongariro (New Zealand)
    On 20 April GeoNet reported that it had been three weeks since anomalous seismicity at Tongariro's Ngauruhoe cone had been detected. In addition, no ... More
  • Tungurahua (Ecuador)
    IG reported moderate-to-high activity at Tungurahua during 15-21 April; gas, water vapor, and/or ash plumes were noted daily, although cloud cover of... More
  • Ubinas (All)
    According to Observatorio Volcanológico del Sur (OVS) and Observatorio Vulcanológico del INGEMMET (OVI), six explosions from Ubinas were recorded dur... More

Ongoing (22 Apr 2015)

Volcanoes information have been extracted from Smithsonian Institution - Global Volcanism Program.

  • Chirinkotan (All)
    SVERT reported that during 17-18 April a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detected in satellite images. Cloud cover prevented views of the volcan... More
  • Chirpoi (All)
    SVERT reported that satellite images over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, detected a thermal anomaly on 14 and 17 April. Weak steam-and-gas emissions wer... More
  • Colima (All)
    Based on satellite images, and webcam views, information from Colima University, Jalisco Civil Protection notices, Mexico City MWO notices, and wind ... More
  • Dukono (Indonesia)
    Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 15-16 April ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of ... More
  • Fuego (Guatemala)
    INSIVUMEH reported that during 15-17 April explosions at Fuego generated ash plumes that rose 650-850 m above the crater and drifted 8-11 km S, SW, a... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    KVERT reported moderate activity at Karymsky during 10-17 April, although satellite images showed no activity. The Aviation Color Code remained at Or... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 15-21 April HVO reported that Kilauea?s 27 June NE-trending lava flow continued to be active with three areas of breakouts within and along th... More
  • Reventador (Ecuador)
    During 15-21 April IG reported moderate seismic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and signals indicating emiss... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 15-21 April indicating that low-level eruptive activity co... More
  • Turrialba (Costa Rica)
    The Washington VAAC reported that ash emissions from Turrialba were visible in the webcam on 20 April; weather clouds prevented ash detected in satel... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    16
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    96

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