HEWS, Humanitarian Early Warning Service

A Service of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee SWG on Preparedness

you are in the hazard page for:

Volcanoes

New Activities (17 Dec 2014)

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

  • Chirinkotan (All)
    SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detecetd in satellite images during 10-11 and 13-14 December. Cloud cover obscured views o... More
  • Fogo (All)
    According to news articles the rate of lava output from Fogo's Pico cone inside the Cha Caldera had decreased on 9 December and remained low through ... More
  • Lopevi (Vanuatu)
    On 15 December the Vanuatu Geohazards Observatory reported that, based on observations and analyses in early December, activity at Lopevi had increas... More
  • Sinarka (All)
    SVERT reported that on 8 December satellite images of Sinarka showed diffuse steam-and-gas emissions. Cloud cover obscured views on the other days du... More
  • Villarrica (Chile)
    According to Projecto Observación Visual Volcán Villarrica (POVI), satellite images of Villarrica acquired on 10 and 26 November and 3 December revea... More
  • Zhupanovsky (All)
    KVERT reported that an eruption at Zhupanovsky continued during 5-12 December. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly on 9 December; the volcano... More

Ongoing (17 Dec 2014)

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 a thermal anomaly during 8-14 December. The Aviation Color Code remained... More
  • Fuego (Guatemala)
    In a special bulletin issued on 10 December, INSIVUMEH reported that during the previous few weeks activity at Fuego had remained high, characterized... More
  • Kilauea (United States)
    During 10-16 December HVO reported that Kilauea?s 27 June NE-trending lava flow continued to be active. A narrow lobe of lava that had broken away fr... More
  • Mayon (All)
    PHIVOLCS reported that during 9-16 December white plumes were occasionally observed rising from Mayon's crater and drifted WNW and WSW, sometimes dow... More
  • Shishaldin (All)
    AVO reported that seismicity at Shishaldin continued to be elevated during 10-16 December. Nothing significant was observed in partly-to-mostly cloud... More
  • Sinabung (All)
    Based on webcam views and weather models, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 10 December an ash plume from Sinabung rose to an altitude of 4.9 km (16,0... More

Statistics

  • This month
    Nr. of new activities:
    23
  • This year
    Nr. of new activities:
    248

Relevant Links


Analytical Briefs

Analytical Briefs are compiled by WFP OMEP. Subscribe to the OMEP mailing list.

News from Media

Latest Volcanoes Maps

The following maps have been collected from UNOSAT, WFP, ITHACA and ReliefWeb.

publish date
12 Mar 2013
source
WFP
Countries
Ecuador
file size
0.98MB
file format
JPG
publish date
31 May 2012
source
WFP
Countries
Colombia
file size
0.76MB
file format
JPG
publish date
08 May 2012
source
WFP
Countries
Mexico
file size
1.00MB
file format
JPG
publish date
16 Feb 2012
source
WFP
Countries
Indonesia
file size
0.77MB
file format
JPG
HEWS - A global multi-hazard watch service to support Humanitarian Preparedness
Developed and maintained by the World Food Programme