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New Activities (29 Jul 2015)

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

  • Chirinkotan (All)
    Based on satellite image observations, the Tokyo VAAC reported that a possible eruption at Chirinkotan on 26 July may have produced an ash plume that... More
  • Cleveland (United States)
    AVO reported that during an overflight of Cleveland on 24 July a local field crew observed a thin layer of ash on the upper flanks (confirming a smal... More
  • Raung (All)
    PVMBG reported that the eruption at Raung was ongoing during 16-23 July. Ash plumes rose 2 km and incandescence at the crater was visible. Seismicity... More

Ongoing (29 Jul 2015)

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

  • Ambrym (Vanuatu)
    On 22 July the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory issued a statement reminding residents and visitors that Ambrym remained active; the Alert Level remain... More
  • Dukono (Indonesia)
    Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 26-27 July ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    KVERT reported that moderate activity at Karymsky likely continued during 17-24 July. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly on 17 July as well ... More
  • Kerinci (All)
    PVMBG reported that during 1 April-12 July white plumes from Kerinci rose 50-300 m and drifted E and W. Seismicity was dominated by signals indicatin... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    HVO reported that seismicity beneath Kilauea's summit, upper East Rift Zone, and Southwest Rift Zone was at background levels during 15-22 July. The ... More
  • Krakatau (Indonesia)
    PVMBG reported that during 1 June-12 July diffuse white plumes were observed rising 25 m above Anak Krakatau, although foggy weather often prevented ... More
  • Lokon-Empung (All)
    PVMBG reported that during 15-22 July observers at the Lokon Observation Post in Kakaskasen Tomohon, North Sulawesi (4 km from the crater) reported t... More
  • Papandayan (All)
    PVMBG reported that during 1 June-13 July seismicity at Papandayan was dominated by shallow volcanic earthquakes but also consisted of deep volcanic ... More
  • Semeru (All)
    PVMBG reported that both white plumes and gray to brownish-gray plumes from Semeru were observed rising as high as 600 m above the crater and driftin... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated over background levels 22-28 July, indicating that low-level eruptive activity co... More
  • Sinabung (All)
    Based on satellite images, webcam views, weather models, and information from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 23 July an explosion at Sinabun... More
  • Ubinas (All)
    Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) Observatorio Volcanológico del Sur (OVS) reported that during 21-26 July seismic activity at Ubinas increased, par... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    22
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    189

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