Thursday, March 30, 2017

Volcanic unrest: Popocatepetl (Mexico), Sinabung (Indonesia), Fuego (Guatemala), Erta Ale (Ethiopia), Etna (Italy), Bogoslof (USA) and Pacaya (Guatemala)

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Meanwhile, during this week-end, volcanic eruptons were reported around the world. Popocatepetl (Mexico), Sinabung (Indonesia), Fuego (Guatemala), Erta Ale (Ethiopia), Etna (Italy), Bogoslof (USA) and Pacaya (Guatemala). Popocatepetl (Mexico) In addition to...

Five new volcanoes erupt around the world: Red alert at Bogoslof (USA), eruptions at Reventador (Ecuador), strange lights above Popocatepetl (Mexico), Sabancaya (Peru), Kilauea (USA)

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Five new volcanoes have erupted in the last two days around the world. Bogoslof volcano in the US Aleutian Islands, Reventador in Ecuador, the Popocatepetl in Mexico, Sabancaya in Peru,...

Eruption at Etna volcano intensifies in Italy, Sabancaya (Peru) explodes 42 times per day on average, explosive activity at Pacaya (Guatemala) and Ebeko (Russia)

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The volcanic unrest spreads across the world from South America, to Europe and Russia. The eruption of Etna volcano intensifies in Italy; the Sabancaya volcano explodes 42 per day on average...

Popocatepetl volcano explodes again in Mexico

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The Popocatepetl exploded again sending a plume of ash and gas 900 to 1,000 meters above the summit on February 25, 2017. 244 exhalations along with steam and gas emission...

Strong eruptions at Sheveluch (Russia) and Sinabung (Indonesia) volcanoes

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The Earth is rumbling again. Strong eruptions occurred on February 24, 2016 at Sheveluch (Russia) and Sinabung (Indonesia) volcanoes sending ash plumes several thousand meters in the sky! Explosive-extrusive eruption of the...

Eruption of Anak Krakatau confirmed in Indonesia

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The eruption of Anak Krakatau has been confirmed. One of Volcano Discovery readers spent a night on February 20, 2017, at Anak Krakatau and saw intense strombolian-vulcanian type activity from the...

Mega swarm of more than 300 earthquakes rattles the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand

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A swarm of hundreds of small earthquakes hit northwest of Turangi, New Zealand. The mega quake sequence is likely related to the quentching of the Taupo Volcanic Zone. Now is it...

Geological unrest worldwide: M6.3 earthquake hits Argentina, Sinabung (Indonesia) and Sabancaya (Peru) volcanoes erupt

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An update about the main geological events that occurred today! M6.3 earthquake hits Argentina, Sinabung (Indonesia) and Sabancaya (Peru) volcanoes erupt. A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Argentina’s Jujuy province, some 50 kilometers northwest...

The US volcano monitoring needs to be beefed up: Only one seismometer at life threatening Glacier Peak volcano

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While Bogoslof’s eruption can be ignored to some degree, eruptions at places like Glacier Peak could pose major risks to life and property. And how many seismometers watch this sleeping volcano? Right...

India’s only active volcano is spewing smoke and lava once again

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India's only active volcano is spewing smoke and lava once again. Clouds were seen at the crater mouth where smoke was bellowing out in an otherwise clear sky. Researchers sampled...

Chile and Argentina on alert after 60 quakes in 45 minutes shake Lanin Volcano – Alert level raised to Yellow

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The alert level of Lanin volcano was raised to yellow by the Chilean National Geology and Mining Service (Sernageomin) after a swarm of 59 quakes in 45 minutes hit...

California volcanoes update: Normal levels of background seismicity and deformation

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All volcanoes monitored by CalVO using telemetered, real-time sensor networks exhibit normal levels of background seismicity and deformation. Volcanoes monitored include Mount Shasta, Medicine Lake Volcano, Clear Lake Volcanic Field,...