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Volcano News Notice:

We are on volcano expedition in Guatemala & Mexico - more regular volcano news updates will resume after 12 Jan. In the meanwhile, you can check for significant volcanic activity through the list of Volcanic Ash Advisories or other websites such as Culture Volcan (French), Vulkane.Net (German), or the Volcanoes & Volcanism group on facebook.

Worldwide Volcano News and Updates:

Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 21:00
View into Pacaya's Mackenney crater this morning (22 Dec 2015)
Pacaya (Guatemala): (23 Dec) During our visit at the volcano this morning, the first direct observation of the crater was possible following a period of 5 days of bad weather. When we climbed the crater rim, we observed violent, continuous lava spattering from the central vent on an intra-crater cinder cone inside Mackenney crater. ...more [read all]
Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 01:00
Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 00:18
View into Pacaya's Mackenney crater this morning (22 Dec 2015)
During our visit at the volcano this morning, the first direct observation of the crater was possible following a period of 5 days of bad weather. When we climbed the crater rim, we observed violent, continuous lava spattering from the central vent on an intra-crater cinder cone inside Mackenney crater. ...more [read all]
Sat, 19 Dec 2015, 21:00
Explosion at Sinabung volcano this morning (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (19 Dec) The eruption, characterized by slow extrusion of viscous lava, continues well into its second year. During the past days, incandescent avalanches, but also explosions (from pressurized gas-rich magma) have occurred, producing small to moderate ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km. ...more [read all]
Sat, 19 Dec 2015, 08:34
Explosion at Sinabung volcano this morning (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
The eruption, characterized by slow extrusion of viscous lava, continues well into its second year. During the past days, incandescent avalanches, but also explosions (from pressurized gas-rich magma) have occurred, producing small to moderate ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km.
Glowing rockfalls and explosion on 17 Dec (photo: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Sat, 19 Dec 2015, 08:28
Ash emissions from the volcano continue to be intense and near continuous. A plume extending 100 nautical miles (180 km) to the east was reported this morning (Darwin VAAC).
Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 21:00
Fuego volcano this morning
Egon (Flores): Seismic unrest has been detected at the volcano. On 15 Dec, VSI raised the alert level of the volcano from 1 to 2 ("waspada", watch), on a scale of 1-4. ...more [read all]
Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 16:03
We present a selection of photographs taken on the 23rd of November 2015 during our first Danakil volcano expedition of this winter season! ...more [read all]
Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 11:03
Fuego volcano this morning
Effusive activity increased yesterday, when 3 lava flows descended from the summit, reaching 1500 m length on the southern flank (Trinidad ravine), 1500 m on the SW flank (Las Lajas) and 1200 m on the western flank (Santa Teresa ravine). ...more
Thu, 17 Dec 2015, 10:27
Seismic unrest has been detected at the volcano. On 15 Dec, VSI raised the alert level of the volcano from 1 to 2 ("waspada", watch), on a scale of 1-4. ...more

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