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New Activities (17 Sep 2014)

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

  • Askja (Iceland)
    IMO had maintained the Aviation Colour Code for Askja at Yellow since 28 August due to elevated seismicity and localized deformation. On 11 September... More
  • Mayon (All)
    PHIVOLCS reported Mayon?s earthquakes, rockfall events, and an inflationary trend from leveling surveys on 15 September. A noticeable escalation occu... More
  • Slamet (All)
    PVMBG reported explosive activity from Slamet during 4-12 September. During the past week, activity peaked with incandescent explosions; rumbling sou... More

Ongoing (17 Sep 2014)

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

  • Ambrym (Vanuatu)
    On 11 September, the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory reported increased seismicity from Ambrym and raised the Alert Level from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 0... More
  • Bezymianny (Russia)
    KVERT maintained Alert Level Yellow during the week of 12 September for Bezymianny. Weak seismic activity continued, and according to video data, mod... More
  • Chirpoi (All)
    During 1 to 16 September thermal anomalies were detected from Chirpoi in satellite images when clear conditions permitted. On 4 September SVERT incre... More
  • Copahue (Chile)
    On 14 September SERNAGEOMIN reported elevated seismicity from Copahue. A seismic swarm occurred during 1200-1900 comprising 389 LP earthquakes; epice... More
  • Fuego (Guatemala)
    During 10-16 September INSIVUMEH reported that white fumarolic plumes rose 200-600 m above Fuego?s summit. Variable explosions generated ash plumes 5... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    KVERT reported that moderate-to-weak seismic activity continued at Karymsky and maintained Yellow Alert during the week of 12 September. On 10 Septem... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 10-16 September HVO reported that the circulating lava lake occasionally rose and fell in the deep pit within Kilauea's Halema'uma'u Crater, r... More
  • Pacaya (Guatemala)
    During 10-16 September INSIVUMEH reported that a weak fumarolic plume was frequently visible rising 50-75 m above the summit of Pacaya. The plume ten... More
  • Reventador (Ecuador)
    IG reported moderate volcanic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, and tremor at Reventador during 10-16 September. On 10 Septembe... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that low-level seismicity and eruptive activity continued from Shishaldin during 10-16 September. Observations were frequently restricte... More
  • Tungurahua (Ecuador)
    IG reported moderate volcanic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, and tremor at Tungurahua during 10-16 September. On 10 Septembe... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    20
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    168

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12 Mar 2013
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Ecuador
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31 May 2012
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Colombia
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08 May 2012
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Mexico
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16 Feb 2012
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Indonesia
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