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Volcanoes

New Activities (25 Feb 2015)

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

  • Ambrym (Vanuatu)
    On 21 February the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory issued a notice reminding the public that a minor eruption was occurring at Ambrym from a new vent ... More
  • Chikurachki (All)
    KVERT noted that the eruption of Chikurachki that began on 16 February produced ash plumes during 16-18 February. Satellite images detected the ash p... More
  • Fuego (Guatemala)
    INSIVUMEH reported that during 19-20 February explosions at Fuego produced dense ash plumes that rose 650-1,250 m above the crater and drifted 12-15 ... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    KVERT reported that moderate seismicity at Karymsky was detected during 13-20 February. Satellite images showed that the volcano was quiet or obscure... More
  • Sinabung (All)
    Based on satellite images and weather models, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 20 February an eruption from Sinabung generated ash plumes that rose t... More

Ongoing (25 Feb 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 gas-and-steam emissions on 19 February and a thermal anomaly on 21 Febru... More
  • Colima (All)
    Based on satellite images, Mexico City MWO, METAR and Colima Tower notices, pilot observations, and a webcam, the Washington VAAC reported that durin... More
  • Fogo (All)
    The Observatório Vulcanológico de Cabo Verde (OVCV) reported that on 8 February the eruption at Fogo had ended; sulfur dioxide emissions were almost ... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 19-24 February HVO reported that Kilauea?s 27 June NE-trending lava flow continued to be active with several small breakouts across the interi... More
  • Manam (Papua New Guinea)
    Based on observations of satellite imagery and wind data analyses, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 24 February ash plumes from Manam rose to an alti... More
  • Reventador (Ecuador)
    During 18-24 February IG reported moderate seismic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and tremor at Reventador;... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels during 18-24 February. Cloud cover often prevented webcam ... More
  • Zhupanovsky (All)
    KVERT reported that a moderate explosive eruption at Zhupanovsky continued during 13-20 February. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over th... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    31
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    58

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16 Feb 2012
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