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« Reply #210 on: April 02, 2013, 09:23:55 am »

http://www.hawaii247.com/2013/03/29/volcano-watch-an-increase-in-kilaueas-eruptive-pulse-spawns-the-kahaualea-flow/
3/29/13
Volcano Watch: An increase in Kilauea’s eruptive “pulse” spawns the Kahauale‘a flow

Posted on 3:19 am, Friday, March 29, 2013

Over the past six months, the pace of Kilauea’s 30-year-long ongoing eruption has quickened. This follows the quietest period—spanning most of 2012—of the eruption yet recorded. In the east rift zone, this quiet period was characterized by persistent Peace-Day-flow breakouts scattered on the coastal plain that failed to reach the ocean all summer. Along with other lines of evidence, this stall of the flow advance suggested that the eruption rate was well below the long-term average. Then, in late November, the flow became more cohesive, advanced to the coast, and entered the ocean. The entry plumes, while very weak at first, became stronger and new entry points developed, indicating that the eruption rate was increasing.

At the same time, lava began to erupt from spatter cones at Pu`u `O`o. The crater filled slowly and, in January 2013, began to overflow its eastern rim. One spatter cone, on the northeast edge of the crater floor, developed into a low shield that stood above and eventually buried the adjacent crater rim. On January 19, lava from that shield began to spill down the northeast flank of Pu`u `O`o cone, starting a new lava flow informally named the Kahauale`a flow.

Flowing continuously since, the front of the Kahauale`a flow has traveled about 4.5 km (2.8 mi) to the northeast over `a`a flows erupted from Pu`u `O`o in the early 1980s and pahoehoe and `a`a flows erupted in 2007. The flow has slowed but widened over the past week. It traverses the Kahauale`a Natural Area Reserve and extends a short distance into the Wao Kele o Puna Forest Reserve.

What does all of this mean?

Over the 30-year duration of the current east rift zone eruption, most lava flows have gone south toward the coast; flows north of the rift zone have been infrequent. During 1983 to 1986, there were several short-lived flows associated with fountaining phases of Pu`u `O`o that advanced parallel to, and north of, the rift zone; but they stopped when the fountaining ceased at the end of each episode. Flows from Kupaianaha in the late 1980s were prevented from going north by these older Pu`u `O`o flows.

In the summer of 2007, a new fissure that opened on the east flank of Pu`u `o`o sent lava flows initially toward the northeast. A few months later, a vent wall near the source ruptured and diverted lava to the south again. While these flows were advancing north of the rift zone, Puna residents became worried by the bright glow in the sky and the smell of wood smoke. HVO published a lava flow hazard assessment specifically addressing possible future lava flow directions and speeds (pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1264/of2….

Like these other flows, the Kahauale`a flow is advancing north of the rift zone but is blocked to the south by the 2007 lava. The main difference between the 2007 flows and the Kahauale`a flow, however, is in supply rate of lava that fueled each flow. In 2007, these were the only active flows and they were fed at a supply rate slightly higher than the long-term average for this eruption. On the other hand, the Kahauale`a flow is fed by less than half of the long-term average supply rate while the Peace Day flow is fueled by the rest.

As it was during the 2007 eruption, there is a distant possibility that the Kahauale`a lava flows will continue to advance to the northeast. Over the past two months, the flow has advanced irregularly but at an average rate of 70 m/day (230 ft/day). Depending on exactly where the flows enter the forest, they could advance toward populated areas. The flows, however, would take months to reach these populated areas if—and this is a big “if”—they continue to advance at the current average rate. A lot could happen to slow or stop the flow between now and then.

Island residents can take comfort in knowing that, during the past 30 years, no other lava flows on the north side of Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone have ventured very far to the north—and that Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists are keeping close watch on the Kahauale`a flow and will continue to update emergency managers and the public with the latest information.
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« Reply #211 on: April 03, 2013, 10:10:59 pm »

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/04/03/alert-level-raised-mt-guntur.html
4/3/13
Alert level raised at Mt Guntur

Garut Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) chief Zat Zat Munazat has instructed Garut residents, especially those living close to Mount Guntur, to stay calm after the volcano’s alert level was raised to waspada (caution) or level 2 from normal or level 1.

“Mount Guntur is still at a level that poses no danger; so we ask people not to panic,” Zat Zat told The Jakarta Post over the phone on Tuesday evening.

Mount Guntur spewed lava and pyroclastic materials such as hot gas, volcanic ash and rocks, between 1840 and 1847.

“Mount Guntur has not erupted for 162 years,” said Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) head Surono via text messages.

The PVMBG recorded an increase in volcanic activity at Mount Guntur from January to March.

“There has been an increase in seismic activity since 7 a.m. local time on Tuesday in which volcanic tremors have been recorded,” said Surono.

Based on the results of seismic, visual and deformation (the change in shape of the volcano) monitoring, the PVMBG increased the status of Mount Guntur to caution starting at 5 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

“We will continue to intensively monitor volcanic activities while at the same time coordinate with the local disaster mitigation agency,” said Surono. (ebf)
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« Reply #212 on: April 05, 2013, 10:46:20 pm »

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22046469
4/5/13
Residents fearful as Mount Etna erupts again
5 April 2013 Last updated at 16:47 ET Help

Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, has erupted again.

The unexpected bout of volcanic activity near the summit is the ninth lava fountain this year,

Dr Mike Burton from the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology told BBC News that the latest eruption did not pose a threat to local towns.

Some anxious residents have called on the government to declare a state of emergency.
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« Reply #213 on: May 05, 2013, 09:15:08 am »

Alaska volcano spews ash plume near air traffic route
5/5/13
http://news.yahoo.com/alaska-volcano-spews-ash-plume-near-air-traffic-062128434.html

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A remote but long-restless Alaska volcano rumbled to life on Saturday with three explosions and started emitting a continuous plume of ash, steam and gas in an area important to air traffic, scientists said.

The low-level explosions at Cleveland Volcano, which lies below a major air-traffic route between North America and Asia, were not severe enough to cause a significant threat to planes, said experts.

But the incident did prompt federal aviation authorities to divert some traffic north of the volcano as a precaution, said Rick Wessels, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.

"Based on the signals we can see, we think it's continuously in an eruption right now," Wessels said of the volcano, located 940 miles southwest of Anchorage.

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« Reply #214 on: May 07, 2013, 11:09:04 am »

Room-sized rocks spew from Filipino volcano, killing 5 climbers
5/7/13
http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/05/07/18102918-room-sized-rocks-spew-from-filipino-volcano-killing-5-climbers?lite

By Hrvoje Hranjski, The Associated Press

Manila, Philippines — One of the Philippines' most active volcanoes rumbled to life Tuesday, spewing room-sized rocks toward nearly 30 surprised climbers, killing five and injuring others that had to be fetched with rescue helicopters and rope.

The climbers and their Filipino guides had spent the night camping in two groups before setting out at daybreak for the crater of Mayon volcano when the sudden explosion of rocks, ash and plumes of smokes jolted the picturesque mountain, guide Kenneth Jesalva told ABS-CBN TV network by cellphone. Read the full story.
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« Reply #215 on: May 09, 2013, 11:50:49 am »

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/05/explosive-eruption-at-mexicos-popocatepetl
Explosive Eruption at Mexico’s Popocatépetl
5/7/13

I don’t have a lot of details right now, but it seems that an explosive eruption has started at Popocatépetl outside of Mexico City. The restless Mexican volcano has been producing steam-and-ash plumes intermittently over the past year, but tonight there is a significant ash plume accompanied by large incadescent blocks being thrown down the slopes of the volcano. All of this is based on webcam images from the 4 cameras pointed at Popocatépetl — @chemtierra captured a great sequence of three shots (see below) that show the growing ash column and eventual explosion that occurred at ~20:14 PM local time in Mexico. I grabbed a shot from 5 minutes after the initial explosion that shows the shower of blocks from the crater (see above). The ash plume has been spotted as high as ~7.6 km / 25,000 feet heading to the southeast according to the latest Washington VAAC update. However, the first local reports put the ash plume at ~3.2 km / 10,500 feet. Before this activity, CENAPRED had the volcano on Yellow-Level 2 alert status.

You can follow the action on one of the Popocatépetl webcams — probably the best right now is the Tlamacas webcam. A nighttime eruption can sometimes make an eruption seem more significant than it is, thanks to the glowing blocks being thrown from the crater. However, with so little information so far from Mexico, it is hard to tell if this is typical for the recent activity at Popocatépetl or something somewhat larger. I’ll try to update this post as information arrives.
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« Reply #216 on: May 15, 2013, 05:55:30 pm »

Minor lava flows detected on 2 Alaska volcanoes
5/14/13
http://news.yahoo.com/minor-lava-flows-detected-2-alaska-volcanoes-010426231.html

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists say small lava flows have been detected on two restless volcanoes in Alaska.

The Alaska Volcano Observatory says satellite images Tuesday show the lava partly down a flank of Pavlof Volcano in a low-level eruption 625 miles southwest of Anchorage.

Geophysicist Dave Schneider says minor steam and ash emissions are visible from the community of Cold Bay 37 miles away.

Pavlof is the second Alaska volcano to erupt this month.

Cleveland Volcano, on an uninhabited island in the Aleutian Islands, experienced a low-level eruption in early May. The observatory says analysis of satellite imagery shows a lava flow partly down a flank of the volcano.

Ash plumes can be an aviation hazard, but no ash clouds have been detected from Cleveland Volcano in the past week.
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« Reply #217 on: May 18, 2013, 10:37:54 am »

http://news.yahoo.com/alaska-volcano-shoots-ash-15-000-feet-air-231054431.html
Alaska volcano shoots ash 15,000 feet into the air
5/17/13

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air Friday in an ongoing eruption that is visible for miles when the weather allows.

An air traffic controller in the region said small planes have flown around the plumes from Pavlof Volcano. Ash would have to rise tens of thousands of feet to threaten larger planes.

The eruption began Monday, and a photograph shows lava spraying out from the summit of the volcano, located 625 miles southwest of Anchorage. The Alaska Volcano Observatory said clouds of ash, steam and gas have occasionally reached the 20,000-foot level and have been visible from the nearby communities of Cold Bay and Sand Point.

Onsite seismic instruments have detected an increase in the force of tremors from the 8,262-foot volcano.

"It's definitely kicking right along," John Power, the U.S. Geological Survey scientist in charge at the observatory, said Friday.

A mining camp 50 miles northeast of the volcano reported a light ash fall Tuesday evening, according to the observatory.

Residents of Cold Bay, about 40 miles from Pavlof, are concerned the ash could damage their power generators, air traffic controller John Maxwell said Friday. But so far, the wind has blown the ash away from the area, he said.

"Everybody is thinking about it," Maxwell said. "Not that anybody is afraid they're going to be like Mount Vesuvius and turned into little mummies."

Mike Tickle, manager of the local fuel terminal, said his wife woke him up Wednesday night to tell him she saw a splatter of lava spurting from Pavlof. He hustled to get his camera, but by the time he went to have a look, all that remained was a red glow.

"It's been overcast since then," he said.

Typically, Pavlof eruptions are gas-rich fountains of lava that can shoot up to a few thousand feet. But its ash clouds are usually less dense than the plumes of more explosive volcanoes that pose a greater hazard to aircraft, scientists say.

Pavlof is among the most active volcanoes in the Aleutian arc, with nearly 40 known eruptions, according to the observatory.

The volcano last erupted in 2007. During the 29-day eruption, Pavlof emitted mud flows and erupting lava, as well as ash clouds up to 18,000 feet high, according to Power.

In early May, Cleveland Volcano, on an uninhabited island in the Aleutian Islands, experienced a low-level eruption. Satellite imagery shows the volcano has continued to discharge steam, gas and heat in the past week. New analysis of earlier images showed a small lava flow going over the southeast rim of the summit crater, the observatory said.

There has been no new imagery in recent days because of overcast skies in the area, Power said.

No ash clouds have been detected in more than a week from Cleveland, which is not monitored with seismic instruments.

The volcano is a 5,675-foot peak on a remote island 940 miles southwest of Anchorage. Cleveland's most recent significant eruption began in February 2001 and sent ash clouds up to 39,000 feet above sea level. It also produced a rocky lava flow and hot debris that reached the sea.

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« Reply #218 on: May 19, 2013, 05:19:50 pm »

Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano still rumbling
5/19/13
http://local.msn.com/popocatepetl-volcano-still-rumbling-mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City is still rumbling.

Mexico's National Disaster Prevention Center says seismic activity shook the area early Sunday. And the 17,886-foot (5,450-meter) mountain also emitted gas, ash and glowing-hot rocks.

The snow-capped volcano has been erupting periodically since 1994 and eruptions began strengthening about two weeks ago.
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Erupting Alaska volcano spews ash, disrupts air travel
5/21/13
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - One of Alaska's most active volcanoes, which has been belching ash and spewing lava since last week, has forced regional flight cancellations and dusted some nearby communities with ash, scientists and local officials said on Monday.

Pavlof Volcano has sent up ash as high as 22,000 feet, with the cloud blowing eastward and the eruption showing no signs of abating, according to the federal-state Alaska Volcano Observatory.

The lava from its 8,261-foot (2,518-metre) peak has also created huge steam clouds on meeting the mountain's snow.

While the ash plume was still too low on Monday to affect commercial airliners flying at least 30,000 feet above sea level between Asia and North America, it was scrambling schedules for regional carriers serving rural fishing towns and native villages that lack outside road access.

PenAir, an Anchorage-based Alaska company specializing in travel in southwestern Alaska, briefly stopped flights to four destinations to wait for ash to dissipate, said Danny Seybert, the carrier's chief executive. "We've had about a dozen cancellations due to the volcano," he said.

PenAir's planes fly at altitudes between 15,000 and 20,000 feet, exactly where they could encounter ash, depending on wind direction, Seybert said.

Among the cancellations were flights in and out of Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, the top-volume seafood port in the United States, he said.

Ash plumes could go higher, as Pavlof's eruption could intensify with little warning, the Alaska Volcano Observatory said.

Trace amounts of ash fell overnight on Nelson Lagoon, a tiny Aleut village of 50 residents located 48 miles northeast of Pavlof. The volcano had earlier sprinkled ash on Sand Point, a fishing town of about 1,000 people, when the wind was blowing in a slightly different direction, according to the observatory.

Along with potential aviation hazards, the ash poses possible health risks, said Rick Wessels, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist at the observatory.

"It's dangerous for the people downwind of it, because you don't really want to breathe in that fine ash that long," Wessels said of the eruption taking place on the Alaska Peninsula, 590 miles southwest of Anchorage.

Pavlof is one of Alaska's most restless volcanoes and had its last major eruption in 2007. The Alaska Volcano Observatory estimates it has erupted about two dozen times between 1901 and 2007.

(Editing by Cynthia Johnston and David Brunnstrom)

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« Reply #220 on: May 22, 2013, 04:56:43 pm »

Turrialba Volcano spits massive ash and gas trail
http://www.ticotimes.net/More-news/News-Briefs/Turrialba-Volcano-spits-massive-ash-and-gas-trail_Tuesday-May-21-2013
5/21/13

At 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, the Turrialba Volcano, located east of the province of Cartago, began to spew gas and ash from two crater openings, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) reported.

By 8:30 a.m. a significant amount of volcanic material was released from the two openings of volcano, "which may indicate that these materials come from deep areas,” Ovsicori said.

"It is uncertain what will happen. Volcanologists are heading to the site to evaluate the activity," the statement said.

Experts said Tuesday's activity is “normal for an active volcano such as Turrialba,” but they recommended all nearby communities remain vigilant in coming hours.

The released material fell into grasslands and communities in the canton of Turrialba and reached some three kilometers west of the crater.

The trail of gases and ash can be seen from various locations in the provinces of Cartago, San José, Heredia and Limón. Public access to the volcano area was closed last year due to the activity.

The Turrialba Volcano also emitted material in 2007, 2010 and 2012. The last eruptions of the volcano were in 1884.
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« Reply #221 on: May 22, 2013, 04:59:49 pm »

Sangeang Api volcano (Indonesia): elevated seismic activity triggers alarm
5/21/13
http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/view_news/33804/Sangeang-Api-volcano-Indonesia-elevated-seismic-activity-triggers-alarm.html

An increase in seismicity since 26 April triggered VSI to rise the alert status from 2 to 3 on a scale of 1-4 (from "Waspada", "watch" to Siaga", alert). For the moment, only degassing has been observed as surface activity.

A similar increase in seismic activity was observed in Oct 2012, when the alert was raised as well and then reduced again in November.
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« Reply #222 on: May 27, 2013, 07:06:04 am »

Mount Etna eruptions becoming more violent, and scientists are baffled as to why

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May 26, 2013 – ITALY – Mount Etna is spitting lava more violently than it has in years, and scientists are baffled as to why. Despite being the world’s most-studied volcano, the Sicilian mountain is also its most unpredictable. The volcano is raging. Fountains of lava, some taller than the Eiffel Tower, shoot from its mouth every few weeks, flowing in red-hot streams into the surrounding valleys. There have been 13 eruptions since the beginning of February. Mount Etna, 3,329 meters (10,922 feet) high, towers majestically above the Sicilian city of Catania. In June, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will decide whether to list it as a World Heritage Site. Etna is considered the most heavily studied volcano in the world, and it is thoroughly wired with sensors. In addition to lava, Etna spits out vast amounts of data — several gigabytes a day, coming from magnetic field sensors, GPS altimeters and seismic sensors. Despite this wealth of data, Etna still poses a conundrum to scientists. “The eruptions in recent weeks have been unusually fierce and explosive,” reports German volcanologist Boris Behncke, who monitors the mountain together with a few hundred colleagues at Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV). “There have been lava fountain events in the past, but rarely in such rapid succession.” Behncke has fallen under Etna’s spell. During the day, he maps the lava flows; at night, he hikes along its slopes. His Twitter hash tag is “@etnaboris.” The volcano is the first thing he sees when he looks out of his bedroom window every morning. “This time, the range of ash fall is much wider than usual,” says Behncke. A layer of black ash covers cars as far as 50 kilometers (31 miles) away. Even in ancient times, people marveled at the forces that were capable of shooting fountains of lava into the sky. In Greek and Roman mythology, the volcano is represented by a limping blacksmith swinging his hammer as sparks fly. Legend has it that the natural philosopher Empedocles jumped into the crater 2,500 years ago. What he found there remained his secret, because he never returned. All that remained of him were his iron shoes, which the mountain later spat out. For many geologists today, Etna is still the most inscrutable volcano in the world. The mountain is located at precisely the spot where the African and European tectonic plates rub against each other like two giant ice floes. At this plate margin, lava with low viscosity flows upward from a depth of 30 kilometers into a reservoir of magma two kilometers beneath the summit. “The stream of magma doesn’t move uniformly, but in spurts, vibrating as if it were in a hydraulic pump,” explains Stuttgart geophysicist Rolf Schick. “This makes Etna so unpredictable.” Schick has been a star among volcanologists since 1972, when he caused a stir with his new discoveries about Etna. Using seismic sensors, he discovered a “pulse rate” of sorts in the stream of magma, which is forced through the vent at a rate of 72 beats per minute — coincidentally, at a rate similar to that of the human heartbeat. –ABC News

http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/mount-etna-eruptions-becoming-more-violent-and-scientists-are-baffled-as-to-why/
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« Reply #223 on: May 27, 2013, 09:07:47 am »

Yeah, although nothing major has happened, these volcanic eruptions have become more common in recent years. I don't think they'll completely blow until the 6th seal is unleashed.
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« Reply #224 on: May 27, 2013, 02:31:04 pm »

Chile orders evacuation around stirring southern volcano, Copahue - @Reuters

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« Reply #225 on: May 27, 2013, 02:33:06 pm »

Active Volcanos as of 15:32 est 5/27/13


Europe and Atlantic Ocean:
  Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)
  Etna (Sicily, Italy)
  Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (Italy)
  El Hierro (Canary Islands, Spain)
 
Iceland:
  Tjörnes Fracture Zone (North of Iceland)
  Kverkfjöll (Eastern Iceland)
  Katla (Southern Iceland)
  Askja (Central Iceland)
  Bárdarbunga (Iceland)
  Hekla (Iceland)
  Torfajökull (Iceland)
 
Africa and Indian Ocean:
  Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean)
  Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania)
  Erta Ale (Ethiopia)
  Nyiragongo (DRCongo)
  Nyamuragira (DRCongo)
  Tahalra Volcanic Field (Algeria)
  Barren Island (Indian Ocean)
 
Indonesia:
  Dukono (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  Gamalama (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  Paluweh (off Flores Island, Indonesia)
  Semeru (East Java, Indonesia)
  Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia)
  Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia)
  Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  Gamkonora (Halmahera, Indonesia)
  Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia)
  Sangeang Api (Indonesia)
  Papandayan (West Java, Indonesia)
  Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia)
  Dieng (Central Java, Indonesia)
  Marapi (Western Sumatra, Indonesia)
  Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  Lewotobi (Flores, Indonesia)
  Sirung (Pantar Island, Indonesia )
  Rinjani (Lombok, Indonesia)
  Tambora (Sumbawa, Indonesia)
  Raung (East Java, Indonesia)
  Ijen (East Java, Indonesia)
  Bromo (East Java, Indonesia)
  Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia)
  Talang (Sumatra, Indonesia)
  Slamet (Central Java, Indonesia)
  Guntur (West Java, Indonesia)
  Kerinci (Sumatra, Indonesia)
 

Aleutians, Alaska and North America:
  Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska)
  Pavlov (Alaska Peninsula, USA)
 
Central America and Carribean:
  Colima (Western Mexico)
  Popocatépetl (Central Mexico)
  Santa María / Santiaguito (Guatemala)
  Fuego (Guatemala)
  Pacaya (Guatemala)
  Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica)
  Poas (Costa Rica)
  Turrialba (Costa Rica)
  Irazu (Costa Rica)
  Soufriere Hills (Montserrat, West Indies (UK))
  San Miguel (El Salvador)
  San Cristobal (Nicaragua)
  Telica (Nicaragua)
  Masaya (Nicaragua)
  Concepción (Nicaragua)
 
South America:
  Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia)
  Galeras (Colombia)
  Villarrica (Central Chile)
  Copahue (Chile/Argentina)
  Sangay (Ecuador)
  Sacabaya (Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America)
  Reventador (Ecuador)
  Machin (Colombia)
  Nevado del Huila (Colombia)
  Sotará (Colombia)
  Cumbal (Colombia)
  Reclus (Southern Chile and Argentina, South America)
  Chaitén (Southern Chile and Argentina, South America)
  Laguna del Maule (Central Chile)
  Lascar (Northern Chile)
  Sabancaya (Peru)
  Tungurahua (Ecuador)
 
Other regions:
  Erebus (Antarctica)
  Siple (Marie Byrd Land, Western Antarctica)
 

Pacific Ocean:
  Kilauea (Hawai'i)
  Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea)
  Karkar (Northeast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea)
  Rabaul (Tavurvur) (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  Manam (Papua New Guinea)
  Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
  Ambrym (Vanuatu)
  Tinakula (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands)
  Pagan (Mariana Islands)
  Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea)
  Gaua (Vanuatu)
  Mauna Loa (Big Island, Hawai'i)
  Loihi (United States, Hawaiian Islands)
  Ruapehu (North Island, New Zealand)
  Tongariro (North Island, New Zealand)
  Aoba (Vanuatu)
 
Ring of Fire (Kurile Islands to Philippines):
  Shiveluch (Kamchatka)
  Tolbachik (Kamchatka)
  Kizimen (Kamchatka)
  Grozny (Iturup Island, Kuril Islands)
  Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan)
  Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression, Kamchatka)
  Karymsky (Kamchatka)
  Gorely (Southern Kamchatka)
  Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands)
  Rasshua (Central Kuriles, Kuril Islands)
  Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia)
  Medvezhia (Kurile Islands, Russia)
  Kirishima (Kyushu, Japan)
  Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands, Japan)
  Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines)
  Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka)
  Ketoi (Kurile Islands, Russia)
  Tiatia (Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands)
  Mt Fuji (Honshu, Japan)
  Hakone (Honshu, Japan)
  To-shima (Izu Islands, Japan)
  Miyake-shima (Izu Islands, Japan)
  Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands, Japan)
  Iwo-jima (Volcano Islands, Japan)
  Taal (Luzon, Philippines)
 
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Yeah, that's quite a few right there!
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« Reply #227 on: May 30, 2013, 01:11:49 pm »

http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=76410

Explosive activity of Vanuatu’s Mt Yasur increases

Posted at 06:51 on 30 May, 2013 UTC

Explosive activity at Vanuatu’s Mt Yasur volcano has increased in recent days.

According to observations by the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards department, the activity level of the volcano on Tanna island is still at alert level 2 but an increase to 3 in the near future is possible.

The risk of volcanic projections near the volcano crater remains as thick steam and ash is being emitted from active vents, with ash fall in communities downwind.

An increase in activity was noted in early April when bombs were ejected from the volcano to the parking area below the summit cone, and the activity status was raised from 1 to 2.

It is recommended that all communities, visitors and travel agents take the current situation seriously.

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Alert level raised on Philippines Mayon volcano, after volcano exhibits ‘abnormal behavior’

PHILIPPINES – The alert level on Mayon volcano in Albay has been raised to Level 1 after it started exhibiting abnormal behavior, a state agency said today. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) said that in the past 36 hours, three weeks after phreatic explosion on May 7, fumes and crater glow were observed. “PHIVOLCS is raising the alert status of Mayon from Alert Level 0 to Alert Level 1 as a precaution to the public that the volcano is exhibiting abnormal behavior,” it said in a Bulletin issued as of 5:00 p.m. local time on Friday. With this, the agency is warning the public from entering the six-kilometer radius permanent danger zone due to perennial danger of life-threatening rockfalls, avalanches, ash puffs and sudden phreatic or steam-driven eruptions. Mayon’s alert level status may further change if significant changes in monitoring parameters occur, it said. PHIVOLCS also advised residents around the volcano to remain vigilant and to keep abreast of updates on Mayon’s condition through local and national officials. On May 7, Mayon’s phreatic explosion killed seven people, four of them foreigners, who were climbing the cone-like volcano.

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« Reply #229 on: June 08, 2013, 08:06:41 pm »

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/san-cristobal/news/34379/San-Cristobal-volcano-Nicaragua-small-ash-eruptions-on-7-June.html
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua): small ash eruptions on 7 June

New eruptions occurred yesterday. The volcano produced a series of 7 small ash emissions between 06:45 to 11:43 am (local time). The explosions were very small and ash plumes only rose up to about 100 m above the crater.

The new eruptions were followed by a rise in seismic activity in the form of tremor, which rose to about 3 times normal levels during the afternoon. The tremor pulse was still of relatively low energy and in itself not alarming, as the volcano experiences similar phases of elevated seismicity frequently, but given the recent activity, INETER warns that new explosions, possibly larger in scale, could follow with little warning and that air traffic should avoid the area of the volcano.

Unconnected to the new eruptive activity, a small mud flow occurred at 17:10 local time on the lower slopes as a result of heavy rainfall, but did not cause damage.

SINAPRED (Civil Protection) said to be ready to organize the evacuation of some 3,000 people living within a radius of 5 km if necessary, i.e. in case of stronger eruptions.
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« Reply #230 on: June 14, 2013, 12:09:38 am »

http://www.malaya.com.ph/index.php/news/nation/33531-taal-shows-signs-of-restiveness
Taal shows signs of restiveness(Philippines)
   
Details  Published on Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00

RESTIVE Taal Volcano in Batangas province showed heightened activity after at least nine volcanic quakes were recorded around it in the past 24 hours, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

Paulo Reniva, science research assistant of the Phivolcs’ Volcano Monitoring Division, said these quakes were monitored from 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. yesterday.

Phivolcs recorded seven volcanic quakes in a previous 24-hour observation period.

Despite the increased activity, Reniva said “there is nothing to worry about” since tremors below 10 are still within the “normal parameters” of a volcano under Alert Level 1.

Alert Level 1, which means that hazardous eruption is not imminent, remains in effect over Taal.

However, Reniva reminded the public to stay away from the main crater due to sudden occurrence of steam explosions and accumulation of toxic gases. Taal has about 40 craters, above water and under water, which have so far been discovered.

He said the entire volcano island is off limits since it is a permanent danger zone.

In Albay, Mayon Volcano was relatively “quiet” in the past 24 hours.

Reniva said although moderate emission of white steam plumes was observed, no volcanic earthquake was recorded in the area.

He said no rockfall was detected and that sulfur dioxide levels remained low. He added that no crater glow was observed Tuesday night due to thick clouds that covered the volcano’s summit.

However, Reniva reiterated that the public should refrain from entering the six-kilometer radius permanent danger zone because small steam and ash explosions and rock falls may occur anytime.

Meanwhile, two minor tectonic earthquakes were recorded in Northern Samar yesterday.

The first quake with a magnitude of 2.9 occurred at 11:56 a.m. Its epicenter was traced 14 kilometers northwest of Laoang town, Northern Samar, which felt the quake at Intensity 3.

The town of Pambujan also in Northern Samar felt the quake at Intensity 3.

The second quake, measuring 3.2 in magnitude, occurred 10 minutes later. Its epicenter was some 20 km northeast of Laoang. It was felt at Intensity 3 in Laoang and Pambujan towns, and Intensity 2 in Catarman and San Roque.

The two quakes are unlikely connected to a magnitude 5.3 quake that hit the province in September last year, said Erlinton Olaverde, science research specialist of the Phivolcs Seismology Division

“Masyado ng matagal nung nangyari iyong 5.3 earthquake...However, to verify if these two quakes are only aftershocks of the 5.3 tremor, we still need to conduct further study,” he also said.

Olaverde also said 376 aftershocks have been recorded in North Cotabato since a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit the province last June 1.

As of 1 p.m. yesterday, 17 of the aftershocks were “significant,” he said.

Aftershocks will continue to occur in North Cotabato and nearby areas for more than a month, he also said.
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« Reply #231 on: July 13, 2013, 07:40:41 am »

http://www.upi.com/blog/2013/07/12/Popocatepetl-volcano-eruption-filmed-from-air/3531373633090/
7/12/13
Popocatepetl volcano eruption filmed from air

The Popocatepetl's eruption was shot from the air by a Mexican navy aircraft.


Mexico's erupting volcano, Popocatepetl, was caught on camera by a Mexican navy aircraft spewing plumes of smoke and gas high into the sky.

Having been active for over a year, the volcano is currently on phase two alert, meaning authorities are enforcing a protective radius around its crater.

On Thursday, the National Center of Disaster Prevention said the volcano had let out nearly 100 bursts of steam and gas in the the past 24 hours.

The rumblings and bursts of ash coming out from the volcano, located around 50 miles southeast of Mexico City, prompted airlines to cancel more than 40 flights to Mexico's capital as of Thursday.

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« Reply #232 on: July 15, 2013, 09:26:37 am »

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Ecuador Volcano Tungurahua Erupts And Explodes
 
The explosion spews stones, gases and ash more than three miles into the sky and forces people to leave their homes.


8:31am UK, Monday 15 July 2013

At least 200 people have been forced to leave their homes after a volcano in Ecuador erupted and spewed ash miles into the air.

The "strong explosion" at the Tungurahua volcano could be felt hundreds of miles away, the Geophysics Institute reported.

It spewed stones, gases and ash more than 5km (3.1 miles) into the sky, authorities said.

The clouds of ash and gas could be seen as far away as the capital Quito, about 153km (95 miles) north of the volcano.

There were no reported deaths, according to local media.

Authorities declared an "orange alert", the second highest warning level after red, following the eruption at 6.47am local time on Sunday.

Villages near the volcano on the eastern Andean range were evacuated, said Lourdes Mayorga from the National Risk Management Secretariat.

Some residents had problems leaving because of the volcanic rocks and minor flooding following heavy rains.

After remaining dormant for eight decades, Tungurahua - which means "throat of fire" - rumbled back to life in 1999 and has been active ever since.
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« Reply #233 on: July 18, 2013, 06:37:17 am »

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/2nd-ecuador-volcano-steps-eruption
2nd Ecuador volcano steps up eruption

Jul. 17 3:34 PM EDT

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Scientists say lava flow and ash and gas emissions have intensified at a second Ecuadorean volcano, Reventador, as the full-bore eruption of the Tungurahua cone continues.

Ecuador's Geophysics Institute says the lava flow on Reventador's southern flank has increased since Saturday but poses no immediate threat to villagers in the region 60 miles (100) kilometers) east of the capital, Quito.

The 11,400-foot (3,475-meter) volcano is nearly three times that distance from Tungurahua to the southwest. It has been roaring since Sunday, when 200 people were evacuated from its flanks and one pyroclastic blast was heard as far away as the coastal city of Guayaquil.

Tungurahua is 16,480 feet (5,023 meters) high and has been active since 1999.

Reventador had its last big eruption in November 2002.
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« Reply #234 on: August 05, 2013, 01:19:35 pm »

http://www.eurasiareview.com/05082013-russias-shiveluch-volcano-spews-ash-up-to-3-miles-high/
8/5/13
Russia’s Shiveluch Volcano Spews Ash Up To 3 Miles High

August 5, 2013

Russia’s northernmost active volcano churned out ash to a height of up to five kilometers (three miles) in the country’s Far East, local Emergencies Ministry’s department reported on Monday.

The 3,283-meter (10,771 feet) Shiveluch volcano increased activity in May 2009 and has been periodically spewing ash from three to ten kilometers.

“The cloud of ash moved in the eastern direction from the volcano having bypassed residential areas at the distance of some 50 kilometers [31 miles],” the department said in a statement.

Although the current eruption poses no immediate threat to nearby settlements, the ensuing ash fallouts could be hazardous to health and the environment.

The clouds of volcanic ash could also pose threat to air traffic because the tiny particles cause problems with aircraft engine turbines.

There are more than 150 volcanoes on Kamchatka and up to 30 of them are active.
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« Reply #235 on: August 10, 2013, 12:53:36 pm »

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/10/19963978-6-killed-as-indonesian-volcano-erupts-thousands-evacuated?lite
8/10/13
6 killed as Indonesian volcano erupts, thousands evacuated

Gushing hot lava from an erupting volcano killed six people sleeping in a beach village in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, after ash and smoke shot up to 6,560 feet into the air, a disaster official said.

Mount Rokatenda in East Nusa Tenggara province erupted early Saturday morning, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency. Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated from the area on Palue island. The volcano has been rumbling since October 2012.

The victims included three adults and two children, said agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. He said the age of the sixth person killed was unclear and that the children's bodies had not been recovered from Ponge beach in Rokirole village.

Indonesia, an archipelago of 240 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity because it sits along the Pacific "Ring of Fire," a horseshoe-shaped series of fault lines.
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« Reply #236 on: August 19, 2013, 11:08:58 am »

http://www.breakingnews.ie/world/volcano-covers-city-in-ash-604070.html
Volcano covers Japan city in ash
8/19/13



A volcano has erupted in south-west Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash.

People in Kagoshima wore raincoats and used umbrellas to shield themselves from the ash after the Sakurajima volcano erupted yesterday afternoon.

Local media said drivers had to turn on their headlights and reported the ash resembled driving through snow at night
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Kyodo News said the plume was 5,000 meters high and lava flowed about a kilometre from the fissure.

It also said that railway operators stopped service in the city while ash was removed from the tracks. It reported that no one has been hurt.

Japan has frequent seismic activity. Kyodo cited the Japan Meteorological Agency as saying there are no signs of a larger eruption at Sakurajima but similar activity may continue.

By morning, the air was clearer as masked residents sprinkled water and swept up the ash. The city was mobilising garbage trucks and water sprinklers to clean up.

But business largely returned to normal in the city of 600,000 people living only 10 kilometres (six miles) from the volcano whose eruptions are part of their daily life.

"The smoke was a bit dramatic, but we are kind of used to it," said a city official. The eruption was the 500th this year of Sakurajima, a statement from the city said.

JMA said there are no signs of a larger eruption but similar activity may continue. It maintains an earlier warning that people should not venture near the volcano itself.
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« Reply #237 on: August 24, 2013, 04:21:23 pm »

http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/guatemala/santiaguito/news/36549/Santiaguito-volcano-Guatemala-partial-dome-collapse-generates-strong-explosion-and-pyroclastic-flows.html
Santiaguito volcano (Guatemala): partial dome collapse generates strong explosion and pyroclastic flows

Friday Aug 23, 2013

A major eruption occurred yesterday evening. Starting at 17:45 (local time), the top part of the Caliente lava dome collapsed and produced a series of relatively large pyroclastic flows and explosions. Ash plumes rose more than 2 km to elevations of 4 km altitude.

The cause of the eruption was likely the accumulation of pressurized magma and gas under the dome composed of viscous (solid) lava.

The pyroclastic flows affected mainly the south, southeast and NNE sides. Bombs from explosive activity were ejected to distances of 500 m.
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« Reply #238 on: August 24, 2013, 04:24:20 pm »

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/underwater-volcano-briefly-erupts-in-ntt/
Underwater Volcano Briefly Erupts in NTT
 
By SP/Yoseph Kelen on 4:36 pm August 21, 2013.

Mount Hobalt, an underwater volcano off the coast of Lembata island, East Nusa Tenggara, briefly erupted on Tuesday but did not cause any damage, officials and residents said.

“Based on information received from the head of the Center for Vulcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation [PVMBG], the mountain erupted Tuesday morning,” Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), said.

Sutopo called on villagers living around the volcano to remain alert, but added that there was no need for residents to be evacuated from the area.

“The PVMBG is closely monitoring the volcano,” Sutopo said.

Petrus Bote, who heads the district’s disaster mitigation office, said that district authorities were preparing for the possibility of a larger eruption by bolstering stocks of emergency relief supplies and increasing manpower around the area.

“Many people, including fishermen, saw the peak of [Mount Hobalt] surface for a few minutes,” Peter said on Tuesday.

He said that a similar phenomenon took place when the volcano last erupted in May 1999.

Tini Thadeus, the head of the NTT Disaster Mitigation Agency, said that the volcano briefly belched a column of smoke and ash that reached between 1,000 and 2,000 meters above sea level at around 7:13 a.m. on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Victor Mado Watun, the island’s deputy district chief, said that another volcano, Mount Ile Wereng, which straddles the inland subdistricts of Atadei and Wulandoni, also experienced a brief eruption.

Victor said that a three-kilometer radius danger zone around the two mountains has been declared.

“The district’s disaster mitigation office has sent two teams to the Atadei and Wulandoni. They are monitoring the activity of two volcanoes there and are registering the number of villagers living near them,” Victor said.

Hobalt is one of the five active submarine volcanoes in Indonesia, a country that sits on three geological fault lines dotted with volcanoes.
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« Reply #239 on: August 26, 2013, 09:32:23 am »

Volcanic 'geyser' erupts close to Rome airport
Italian experts have been puzzled by the overnight appearance of a geyser crater spraying clouds of gas 15 feet in the air, yards from the end of the runway at one of Europe’s busiest airports.




Motorists on Saturday were alarmed to notice hot, stinking gas spurting from a newly formed crater in the middle of a roundabout close to the perimeter fence of Rome’s Fiumicino airport -- less than 900 yards from the end of a runway.

Spectators gathered around the smoking crater, which measured about six feet wide and three feet deep, before firefighters and vulcanologists arrived to seal off the roundabout to prevent inhalation of the gas, suspected to be a ****tail of carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide and methane. Tests are now underway.

While initial reports suggested the gas came from rotting organic matter trapped underground, one expert said volcanic activity was more likely.

“From Mount Etna in Sicily up to the Alban hills around Rome there is a good deal of underground volcanic activity,” Alberto Basili, a seismologist at the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Vulcanology, told the Daily Telegraph.

The area covers Mount Vesuvius, which buried the Roman city of Pompeii when it erupted in 79AD, to a number of lakes formed in extinct volcanoes north of Rome.

“Gas underground can remain hot for tens of thousands of years after volcanoes erupt, and every now and then it can rise to the surface from miles underground,” said Mr Basili.

“We have seen things like this elsewhere around Rome, with farm animals being killed after they breath in the gas,” he said.

Despite being a stone’s throw from the end of a main runway at Fiumicino, Europe’s sixth largest airport, which handles 37 million passengers a year, Mr Basili said there was no cause for fear over flight safety. “This is a limited phenomenon – it will not have created alarm at the airport,” he said.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/italy/10265372/Volcanic-geyser-erupts-close-to-Rome-airport.html


If this turns out to be a real volcano, well its not real far from Vatican City and Rome proper. Rev 18:8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. and all that.... Just Saying...
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