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Kilauea (United States) - Report for 10 January-16 January 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:34pm

During 10-16 January HVO reported that the lava lake continued to rise, fall, and spatter in Kilauea?s Overlook crater. Surface lava flows were active above and on the pali, and on the coastal plain.

Source: US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO)

The Deadliest Volcanic Eruption in History - History

Volcano News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20am

History

The Deadliest Volcanic Eruption in History
History
Joseph Manning, a professor of classics and history at Yale University, says that in today's world, the after effects of volcanoes are much more dangerous than the direct impact. Because of technological advances, we're able to more accurately predict ...

Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated - ABC News

Volcano News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:44pm

USA TODAY

Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated
ABC News
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert level for Mount Mayon late Sunday to three on a scale of five, indicating an increased prospect of a hazardous eruption "within weeks or even days." Lava flowed at least half a ...
Philippines volcano spews lava; explosive eruption fearedUSA TODAY
Philippines volcano begins spewing lava - CNNCNN
Mayon volcano in Philippines eruption forces evacuations and ...CBS News

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The lava has stopped flowing into the ocean - Hawaiimagazine.com

Volcano News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 8:28am

Hawaiimagazine.com

The lava has stopped flowing into the ocean
Hawaiimagazine.com
You can see lava flowing on the coastal plain from Kalapana—via a 12-mile round trip hike—or from the end of the Chain of Craters Road, a 8.4 hike or bike ride. If hiking isn't your thing, view the volcano at Halemaumau Crater overlook, or catch a ...

Kamchatka's biggest volcano belches out column of ash 6 km tall - TASS

Volcano News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 5:49pm

Kamchatka's biggest volcano belches out column of ash 6 km tall
TASS
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, January 9. /TASS/. Klyuchevskoy, the tallest active volcano in Asia belched out a column of gas and vapor to the altitude of 6 km above sea level, the Kamchatka affiliation of the Geophysical Service on Tuesday reporting to ...

Ash-spewing volcano in Papua New Guinea forces villagers to flee - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Volcano News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:50am

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Ash-spewing volcano in Papua New Guinea forces villagers to flee
Thomson Reuters Foundation
SYDNEY, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A remote island volcano in Papua New Guinea has begun spewing ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of more than 500 residents, media and non-profit groups have said. Kadovar Island, a 365-metre (1,197-ft) -tall volcano on ...

500 Flee Surprise Eruption of Remote Papua New Guinea Volcano - Voice of America

Volcano News - Sun, 01/07/2018 - 1:11am

Voice of America

500 Flee Surprise Eruption of Remote Papua New Guinea Volcano
Voice of America
The eruption may become explosive, bringing a risk of tsunamis and landslides, domestic online media Loop PNG quoted the Rabaul Volcanological Observatory as saying. There are no confirmed records of a previous eruption of Kadovar, said Chris Firth, a ...
Surprise awakening of Papua New Guinea volcano forces evacuationsThe Guardian
Papua New Guinea volcano latest: Is Mount Kadovar erupting? Will it erupt again?Express.co.uk
PNG volcano: Tsunami warning for communities living near erupting Kadovar IslandABC Online
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Volcano WARNING: These are the six terrifying volcanos which could BLOW in 2018 - Express.co.uk

Volcano News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:43am

Express.co.uk

Volcano WARNING: These are the six terrifying volcanos which could BLOW in 2018
Express.co.uk
Experts are predicting a particularly seismic year with plenty of volcanic activity and six huge volcanos have been identified which could erupt. Mt Agung in Indonesia continues to rumble beneath the surface with locals worried that it could blow ...

Decades-Long Kilauea Eruption May Solve Volcanic Lava Mystery - Newsweek

Volcano News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 2:00am

Newsweek

Decades-Long Kilauea Eruption May Solve Volcanic Lava Mystery
Newsweek
"This is pretty normal for the past couple decades," Carolyn Parcheta, a geologist at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiin Volcano Observatory, told Newsweek. "We don't expect the eruption overall to end any time soon." Right now, the decades-long ...

Indonesia Shrinks Danger Zone Around Grumbling Bali Volcano - Voice of America

Volcano News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:25pm

Voice of America

Indonesia Shrinks Danger Zone Around Grumbling Bali Volcano
Voice of America
Indonesia shrank the exclusion zone around a grumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali on Thursday after fears of an imminent eruption, allowing farmers to return to their homes. The 3,000-metre Mount Agung remains on alert for a major eruption ...
Bali volcano update: Ash collects in villages as Mount Agung eruptsExpress.co.uk
Australians briefly detained over Bali volcano climbYahoo Singapore News

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We're volcano scientists – here are six volcanoes we'll be watching ... - The Independent

Volcano News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 4:03pm

The Independent

We're volcano scientists – here are six volcanoes we'll be watching ...
The Independent
Only the biggest volcanic eruptions make headlines, but last year between 14 and 27 blew their top around the world each week. We asked three volcanologists what to look out for in the year ahead. Ralf Gertisser, Katie Preece, Sylvain Charbonnier; 4 ...

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Kanlaon (Philippines) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

PHIVOLCS reported that there were three or fewer volcanic earthquakes detected at Kanlaon each day during 27 December 2017-2 January 2018. Dense weather clouds prevented visual observations, though on 30 December a steam plume was seen rising 500 m above the crater rim and drifting SW. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 0-5).

Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

Pacaya (Guatemala) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

INSIVUMEH reported continuing Strombolian explosions at Pacaya?s Mackenney cone during 31 December 2017-1 January 2018.

Source: Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Meteorologia, e Hidrologia (INSIVUMEH)

Ebeko (Russia) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

Based on observations by volcanologists in Severo-Kurilsk (Paramushir Island), about 7 km E of Ebeko, explosions on 25 December generated ash plumes that rose as high as 1.5 km (4,900 ft) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange (the second highest level on a four-color scale).

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)

Bezymianny (Russia) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

On 29 December KVERT reported that activity at Bezymianny was characterized by moderate gas-and-steam emissions; a lava flow likely continued to effuse onto the N flank of the lava dome. A thermal anomaly over the volcano was identified in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code was lowered to Yellow.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)

Cleveland (United States) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

AVO reported that on 27 and 31 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 elevated surface temperatures in Cleveland's summit crater were identified in satellite data; no other activity was noted using satellite data during 28 December 2017-2 January 2018, though weather clouds often hindered observations. Seismic and infrasound data were at background levels. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Watch.

Source: US Geological Survey Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)

Sinabung (Indonesia) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

PVMBG reported that during 27 December 2017-2 January 2018 events at Sinabung generated ash plumes that rose as high as 3.2 km above the crater rim, and avalanches of material that traveled as far as 1.5 km E, SE, and S. Pyroclastic flows descended the E, SSE, and S flanks during 27-29 December, traveling 4.6 km SSE and 3.5 km E and S.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)

Dukono (Indonesia) - Report for 27 December-2 January 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:29pm

Based on analyses of satellite imagery, wind model data, and notices from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 26 December 2017-2 January 2018 ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted in multiple directions.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

Video: Volcano Eruption at Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Sends Ash and Hot Clouds of Gas Into the Air - Newsweek

Volcano News - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:32pm

Newsweek

Video: Volcano Eruption at Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Sends Ash and Hot Clouds of Gas Into the Air
Newsweek
The ash from Wednesday's eruption spread to various villages and the government recommended that people not engage in activities within a radius under two miles wide surrounding the peak. People who live near the rivers were advised to be aware of the ...
Bali volcano: Evacuees eager to return despite eruption danger ...Aljazeera.com
The next eruption from Mount Agung volcano 'will be big', says gatekeeperNEWS.com.au
Six Volcanoes That Will be on Volcano Scientists' Radar in 2018 ...The Wire

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Volcano ERUPTION: Terrifying video shows Mount Sinabung spew HUGE ash cloud - Express.co.uk

Volcano News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 1:54pm

Express.co.uk

Volcano ERUPTION: Terrifying video shows Mount Sinabung spew HUGE ash cloud
Express.co.uk
Indonesian officials said there had been no casualties, but thousands had been affected by tonnes of volcanic ash raining down on them after the Mount Sinabung eruption. bali-volcano-news-update-mount-sinabung RT. Bali volcano neighbour Mount Sinabung ...
Indonesian volcano erupts causing ash clouds in Bali | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail
Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung erupts again, sending clouds of ash and gas down its slopesSouth China Morning Post
Indonesian Volcano Erupts, Creates Three-Mile Ash Pillar (VIDEO, PHOTO)Sputnik International

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