Continuous eruptions at Colima (Mexico), Turrialba (Costa Rica) and Sinabung (Indonesia) volcanoes

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Many volcanoes are currently rumbling around the world.

Among them, the Colima, the Turrialba and the Sinabung peaks, which continue to exhibit an explosive activity since a few weeks.

COLIMA, MEXICO

The Colima volcano continues to exhibit an explosive activity. On January 16, 2017, around 10:20, a major explosion took place.

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Earthquake just before explosion at Colima volcano

Around 22:36, a constant emission of ashes and incandescent fragments began. The alert level remains unchanged.

TURRIALBA, COSTA RICA

The activity of Turrialba declined on January 16, 2017. Small pulsations of ash and gas emanating from the crater were observed. The plume rose 500 meters above the crater, but a strong odor of sulfur is perceptible to the west of the volcano.

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Aerosol spreading from Turrilba volcano

Many areas and municipalities several kilometers away from the volcanic peak were affected by ashfall.

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Ashfall reported in locations several kilometers around Turrialba volcano.

SINABUNG, INDONESIA

The Sinabung continues its STRONG activity with alternating rock falls, continued extrusion and increased instability of the dome, and small explosions accompanied by plumes of gas and ash.

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In addition, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 on 16.01 at 12:42 UTC on the north of Sumatra must be reported.

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The continuous volcanic unrest continues around the world. Is it ever going to stop?

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