Friday, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of the Day: Basalt columns being the remains of an extinct Tertiary volcano in the Saxonian Ore Mountains, Germany
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Dec 2013: Colima, Galeras, Santa María / Santiaguito, Pacaya, Fuego, ...
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The New SE crater remains restless. As the following time-lapse video of the past 24 hours shows, there is occasional weak lava extrusion from effusive vents on the upper flanks, and rarely glow from the summit vent suggesting that the magma column is relatively still high inside the vent and sometimes produces deep-seated strombolian explosions. ...more [read all]
Photo of the Day: The same eruption two minutes after the start still goes on strong, with much lightning and fountains of lava and ash. S
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of the Day: A large steam ring at night with the erupting New SE crater and the starry sky above Valle del Bove.
Tuesday, Dec 03, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Turi Caggegi succeeded in capturing yesterday's lava fountains, several hundreds of meters high and from several vents spraying in different directions, on video: ...more [read all]
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Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka: large pyroclastic flows by lava dome collapse generate ash plumes reaching 30,000 ft (10 km) altitude
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Monday, Dec 02, 2013
A new paroxysm is occurring at the New SE crater. this is the 19th such eruption in 2013.
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Activity continues at relatively mild levels. Numerous small explosions and ash emissions occurred today, producing plumes reaching up to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude: ...more [read all]
Photo of the Week: Aerial view of Vulcano Island. The left older part of the island is an older caldera - the remnant of a dissected strato
Aerial view of Vulcano Island. The left older part of the island is an older caldera - the remnant of a dissected stratovolcano, the right part is a younger caldera where the present-day harbour and tourist village of Vulcano is located next to the active cone (light brown) La Fossa. A narrow land bridge connects the island with the peninsula formed by the little cone Vulcanello (an island, that appeared in Roman times), mostly out of the right frame in this picture.
Sunday, Dec 01, 2013
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The amplitude of tremor rose over night to levels that in the past weeks normally corresponded to intermittent strombolian activity at the New SE crater. However, bad visibility prevents direct observations. ...more [read all]
Another phreatic explosion was reported yesterday 11:00 (local time). According to a news article, the eruption produced an ash plume of about 500 m height.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 73km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 December 2013 - information
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 221km W of Brookings, Oregon on Sunday, 1 December 2013 - information
Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia on Sunday, 1 December 2013 - information
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