The unrest continues: Spectacular explosions of Colima (Mexico), Etna (Italy) Fuego (Guatemala) and Sinabung (Indonesia), Alert risen to RED AGAIN at Bogoslof (Alaska)

The volcanic unrest continues!

Spectacular explosions of Colima (Mexico), Etna (Italy), Fuego (Guatemala) and Sinabung (Indonesia) recorded on January 26, 2017. Alert level at Bosgoslof (USA) raised to red AGAIN.

Crazy. no? Now in pictures!

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Spectacular eruption of Colima volcano with volcanic lightning emerging from the flames on January 26, 2017. Picture by Tapiro Photography

Some volcanoes around the world are currently experiencing a strong volcanic activity. One of them, the Colima volcano in Mexico, had a spectacular eruption at night.

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The cone of the Colima covered by ash on January 27, 2017. Picture by Tapiro Photography

The ejected incandescent material covered the entire volcanic dome in a red.

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A volcanic eruption at its best. Picture by Hernando Rivera Foto

Volcanic lightnings lit up in blue the plume of ash and gase that sose up to 2 kilometers above the summit.

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Impressive volcanic lightning emerging from the plume durng Colima’s eruption on January 27, 2017. Picture by Hernando Rivera Foto

Images are just incredible.

In Italy, the Etna volcano constantly explodes since two days, now. And there is no rest in sight.

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Erupting Etna volcano on january 27, 2017. Picture by Boris Behncke

The volcano summit is now covered by several meters of snow (unstable and prone to avalanches). Lava and snow do not like each others. When they get into contact, so-called burning avalanches can flow at high speed towards the valley.

This happened on February 11, 2014, when an avalanche of debris and lava covered the Valle del Bove in just a few tens of seconds. Hikers just be very cautious!

The first eruption of 2017 of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala only lasted less than 24 hours. The main explosion occurred at night on january 25.

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The Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupted for the first time in 2017 on january 25, 2017, at night.

On 26 January at midday, only weak explosions were recorded, accompanied by plume of ash and gas rising to 4,300 m asl.

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The first eruption of Fuego in 2017 only lasted 24 hours. Powerful!

Lava flows have been reported in the Trinidad and Ceniza barrancas, but have now stopped flowing.

The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia erupted on January 27, 2017
The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia erupted on January 27, 2017. Picture by Firdhaus Surbakti

Meanwhile, the aviation alert level has been raised to red AGAIN in the area of the Bogoslof volcano due to a strong eruption of the volcano on January 26 at 6:50 AM AKST / 15:50 UTC that sent a plume of ash gas 9000 meters in the air.

The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia erupted on January 27, 2017
Eruption of Sinabung on january 27, 2017. Video. Picture by Firdhaus Surbakti

Finally, the Sinabung volcano is also entering another short but strong eruptive activity in Indonesia.

No rest in peace in volcanic regions! Take care!

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