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New Activities (22 Jan 2015)

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

  • Colima (All)
    Based on information from Colima Tower, the Washington VAAC reported that on 14 January an emission from Colima drifted E. The next day satellite ima... More
  • Etna (Italy)
    INGV reported that in the evening 14 January weak Strombolian activity was recorded at Etna's Voragine Crater and Northeast Crater. The next day occa... More
  • Karymsky (Russia)
    On 19 January KVERT reported that seismic activity at Karymsky was elevated. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly and an ash plume drifting ES... More
  • Pacaya (Guatemala)
    In a special notice from 14 January INSIVUMEH reported that seismic data indicated weak ash emissions at Pacaya's Mackenney Crater during recent days... More
  • Sangay (Ecuador)
    Based on a pilot observation, the Washington VAAC reported that on 18 January an ash plume from Sangay drifted SW at an altitude of 6.4 km (21,000 ft... More
  • Soputan (Indonesia)
    Based on a SIGMET, the Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume from Soputan rose to an altitude of 5.5 km (18,000 ft) a.s.l. on 18 January. BNPB repor... More

Ongoing (22 Jan 2015)

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

  • Chirinkotan (All)
    SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Chirinkotan were detected in satellite images during 13-14 January. A thermal anomaly was visib... More
  • Dukono (Indonesia)
    Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 14-19 January ash plumes from Dukono rose to altitudes of ... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 14-20 January HVO reported that Kilauea?s 27 June NE-trending lava flow continued to be active with breakouts upslope of the leading front. A ... More
  • Reventador (Ecuador)
    IG reported moderate seismic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and tremor at Reventador during 14-20 January. ... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be slightly elevated over background levels during 14-20 January. Nothing significant was obs... More
  • Sinabung (All)
    Based on satellite images and weather models, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 15 January an ash plume from Sinabung rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,... More
  • Zhupanovsky (All)
    KVERT reported that a moderate explosive eruption at Zhupanovsky continued during 9-16 January. Pilots observed ash clouds rising to an altitude of 5... More

Statistics

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

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12 Mar 2013
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Mexico
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16 Feb 2012
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