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Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano still poses threat - video - The Guardian

Volcano News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:10am

The Guardian

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano still poses threat - video
The Guardian
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has yet to swallow a single home in the nearby town of Pahoa, but the molten rock is sliding ever closer. The US national guard is deploying troops to the rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl towards homes and ...

Lava Flows Slows Near Pahoa on Kilauea, Town Waits - Wired

Volcano News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11:07am

Wired

Lava Flows Slows Near Pahoa on Kilauea, Town Waits
Wired
So far, the town has been spared the main brunt of the lava as it has snaked down the volcano. However, the debate about what could and should be done with a lava flow advancing on a populated area has reignited … and it's a debate with a long history ...
Lava flow stalls, still could wipe out Hawaii townCBS News
VIDEO: Evening Lava Flow Update – Sunday, Nov. 2Big Island Video News
Kilauea Volcanic Eruption: Hawaii Just Keeps on GrowingDecoded Science
Daily Mail -RT
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Lava Flows Slows Near Pahoa on Kilauea, Town Waits

Eruptions! - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 7:47am

As lava from Kilauea approaches the small Hawaiian town of Pahoa, the debate about whether to divert the flow is reignited.

The post Lava Flows Slows Near Pahoa on Kilauea, Town Waits appeared first on WIRED.

Kilauea Volcano Lava Makes Pond Water Boil in an Instant - NBCNews.com

Volcano News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:12am

Kilauea Volcano Lava Makes Pond Water Boil in an Instant
NBCNews.com
Kilauea Volcano Lava Makes Pond Water Boil in an Instant. Leading edge of the lava flow threatening Pahoa reaches temperatures of about 2,100 degrees, turning water to steam in an instant. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms ...

Ash from Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano reaches province of Limón - The Tico Times

Volcano News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 12:08am

The Tico Times

Ash from Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano reaches province of Limón
The Tico Times
Expelled ash again reached several areas north of San José, located 60 kilometers southwest of the volcano, and several areas in the provinces of Alajuela, Heredia and Limón. According to the RSN, it was the first time ash had appeared in Limón ...
Eruption at Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano rains ash on four provinces ...The Weather Network
Costa Rica Volcano Spews Ash, Prompts EvacuationsABC News
Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano comes to life in largest eruption in 150 yearsInside Costa Rica
The Inquisitr
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VIDEO: Media Asks USGS When Will Pahoa Lava Flow Stop? - Big Island Video News

Volcano News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 5:03pm

VIDEO: Media Asks USGS When Will Pahoa Lava Flow Stop?
Big Island Video News
(ABOVE VIDEO) During a press conference held on Saturday afternoon, Janet Babb with the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory answers questions from local and national media about how long this current lava flow – and eruption – is ...

Turrialba in Costa Rica Has Largest Eruption Since 1866

Eruptions! - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 5:07pm

Turrialba had its largest eruption in almost 150 years on Saturday, with an ash plume reaching at least 19,000 feet.

The post Turrialba in Costa Rica Has Largest Eruption Since 1866 appeared first on WIRED.

Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano eruption - euronews

Volcano News - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:19am

euronews

Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano eruption
euronews
Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano staged its most powerful eruption in more than a century overnight, belching a plume of gas and ash that was reported to sprinkle the capital San Jose some 50 kilometres away.

Cyclone Nilofar


The storm became the third strongest on record for the Arabian Sea, but it was ripped apart by wind shear before reaching land.

Hawaii volcano: Lava flow stalls, though official wary of 'breakouts' - CNN

Volcano News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:50pm

Newsweek

Hawaii volcano: Lava flow stalls, though official wary of 'breakouts'
CNN
Pahoa, Hawaii (CNN) -- The lava flow has slowed, if not stalled altogether. Still, authorities warned Thursday that the threat to eastern Hawaii residents -- much like the oozing, simmering, destructive lava itself -- hasn't gone away. Darryl Oliveira ...
Photos & Video: Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow in Hawaii Nears HomesNewsweek
Hawaii Volcano Lava Prompts Evacuation ConcernsABC News
Molten lava from Hawaii volcano crosses onto residential propertyReuters
Vox -The Guardian
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Activity at Sakura-jima Volcano


NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image of Sakura-jima venting ash over Kagoshima Bay.

Volcán Copahue


Volcán Copahue, a stratovolcano on the border of Chile and Argentina in the Andes, was active during October 2014.

October Haze


Thick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano lava prompts evacuation warning – video - The Guardian

Volcano News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:07am

The Guardian

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano lava prompts evacuation warning – video
The Guardian
Residents in the rural region of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island are warned to evacuate their homes as lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano creeps forward. The lava is moving up to 13.5 meters an hour but the flow can shift direction or speed up without ...

Chiles-Cerro Negro (Colombia-Ecuador) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

Based on reports from Observatorio Vulcanológico and Sismológico de Pasto (SGC-OVSP), and the Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IGEPN), on 26 October Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC) stated that seismic activity at Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles volcanoes continued at a high rate. Since 29 September 2014 about 81,000 earthquakes had been detected with 6,300 of those events occurring on 25 October. The epicenter was 2-3.5 km S of Chiles. Interferometry (INSAR) and a high resolution GPS network both showed localized deformation S of Chiles. The Alert Level remained at Orange (level 3 of 4). A news article from 23 October noted that 3,500 families had been evacuated from the Chiles, Panam, and Mayasquer communities.

Sources: Colombia Reports ,Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC)

Asosan (Japan) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

JMA reported that a period of tremor from a very small eruption at Asosan was recorded late at night on 22 October through early the next morning. The video camera near the crater had ash adhered to it. During a field survey on 24 October volcanologists observed ashfall around Nakadake Crater. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-5).

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Copahue (Chile-Argentina) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

On 24 October SERNAGEOMIN reported a continuing downward trend of seismicity at Copahue and that emissions had become more diffuse with only minute amounts of tephra in some plumes. A small mud lake had also formed in the crater. SERNAGEOMIN lowered the Alert Level to Yellow and recommended no entry into a restricted area within 3 km of the crater. ONEMI maintained Level Yellow for Alto Biobío (40 km W) in the Biobío region (since 3 June 2013).

Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)

Ontakesan (Japan) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

JMA reported that cloud cover often prevented visual observations of Ontakesan during 22-28 October; white plumes were periodically observed rising 100-300 m above the crater rim and drifting E and SE. Seismicity remained low. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Sinabung (Indonesia) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

Based on webcam views, wind data models, and satellite images, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 23-27 October ash plumes rose from Sinabung. During 23-24 October ash plumes drifted 15-40 km N and SW. A small eruption observed on the webcam on 25 October produced a minor amount of ash that drifted SW; a later ash plume drifted almost 30 km WNW. The next day another eruption generated an ash plume that drifted E. Ash emissions on 27 October were recorded by the webcam. The VAAC noted that PVMBG reported an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 5.5 km (18,000 ft) a.s.l. and then dissipated. On 27 October BNPB reported that activity at Sinabung remained high; on 26 October pyroclastic flows traveled 3.5 km S and avalanches occurred multiple times. Hot ash clouds rose 2 km. The report stated that 3,284 people from 1,018 families remained in evacuation shelters.

Sources: Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) ,Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

Bardarbunga (Iceland) - Report for 22 October-28 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:37pm

JMA reported that a period of tremor from a very small eruption at Asosan was recorded late at night on 22 October through early the next morning. The video camera near the crater had ash adhered to it. During a field survey on 24 October volcanologists observed ashfall around Nakadake Crater. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-5).

Source: Icelandic Met Office