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New Activities (25 Mar 2015)

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

  • Chirinkotan (All)
    SVERT reported that during 19-21 March a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detected in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yel... More
  • Fuego (Guatemala)
    INSIVUMEH reported that during 21-23 March explosions at Fuego generated ash plumes that rose 750-950 m above the crater and drifted 10-12 km W and S... More
  • Lewotobi (All)
    PVMBG reported that white plumes were observed rising 15-20 m above Lewotobi during periods of clear weather from 1 February to17 March. Seismicity i... More
  • Sinarka (All)
    SVERT reported that satellite images showed steam-and-gas emissions from Sinarka on 16 March and a weak thermal anomaly on 21 March. ... More
  • Tongariro (New Zealand)
    On 23 March GeoNet reported that during the previous two to three weeks an increase in the number and magnitude of earthquakes at Tongariro was detec... More
  • Turrialba (Costa Rica)
    OVSICORI-UNA reported that on 18 March gas, vapor, and ash plumes rose from Turrialba's Cráter Oeste and seismicity remained high. Observers in Finca... More
  • Villarrica (Chile)
    OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that at night on 17 March explosions at Villarrica ejected tephra onto the flanks and produced nighttime incandescence. Pu... More

Ongoing (25 Mar 2015)

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

  • Chirpoi (All)
    SVERT reported that satellite images over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, showed faint stream-and-gas emissions on 16 March and a thermal anomaly during ... More
  • Colima (All)
    Based on satellite images, Mexico City MWO, webcam images, and METAR notices, the Washington VAAC reported that during 18-24 March daily ash plumes f... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    KVERT reported that during 13-20 March moderate activity at Karymsky probably continued. Cloud-free satellite images showed no activity. The Aviation... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 18-24 March HVO reported that Kilauea?s 27 June NE-trending lava flow continued to be active with several small and scattered breakouts within... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels during 18-24 March, indicating that low-level eruptive act... More
  • Talang (All)
    PVMBG reported that during 1 January-18 March diffuse white plumes rose at most 200 m above Talang?s Gabuo, Utama, Selatan, and Kapundan Panjang crat... More
  • Zhupanovsky (All)
    KVERT reported that a moderate explosive eruption at Zhupanovsky continued during 13-20 March. A webcam recorded incandescence from the crater on 15 ... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    20
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    78

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