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Sheveluch (Russia) - Report for 11 April-17 April 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

KVERT reported that a weak thermal anomaly over Sheveluch was identified in satellite images during 6 and 10-12 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)

Cleveland (United States) - Report for 11 April-17 April 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

AVO reported that a small explosion at Cleveland was detected in seismic and infrasound data at 0759 on 13 April; no eruption plume was visible in satellite images. 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 11 April-17 April 2018 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

PVMBG reported that at 0640 on 12 April an event at Sinabung generated an ash plume that rose 200 m and drifted WNW. At 1655 pyroclastic flows generated ash plumes that drifted WSW. At 0827 on 15 April an event generated an ash plume rose 1 km and drifted WNW. The Alert Level remained at 4 (on a scale of 1-4), with a general exclusion zone of 3 km and extensions of 7 km on the SSE sector, 6 km in the ESE sector, and 4 km in the NNE sector.

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

Dukono (Indonesia) - Report for 11 April-17 April 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

Based on analyses of satellite imagery, wind model data, and notices from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 11-16 April ash plumes from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted mainly NW, W, SW, and NNE.

Sources: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC),Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)

Aira (Japan) - Report for 11 April-17 April 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

JMA reported that there were four events and nine explosions at Minamidake crater (at Aira Caldera?s Sakurajima volcano) during 9-16 April. Tephra was ejected as far as 1.3 km from the crater, and plumes rose as high as 2.5 km above the crater rim. Crater incandescence was visible on most nights. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a 5-level scale).

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

Kilauea (United States) - Report for 11 April-17 April 2018

GVP Eruption Reports - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:35pm

During 11-17 April HVO reported that the lava lake continued to rise, fall, and spatter in Kilauea?s Overlook crater. The lake level was high, with spattering visible from HVO and Jaggar Museum; by 16 April the lake level was 10 m below the rim of the Overlook crater. Surface lava flows were active above Pulama pali. On 11 April a moderate swarm of over 200 earthquakes occurred at depths of 7-9 km below the summit. The largest event was a M 2.4. Seismicity returned to background levels at 0230. Three minor ledge collapses were detected on 12 April, one at 1157 and two just after 1830. Surface lava flows were active above Pulama pali; on 13 April most scattered breakouts were within 2.2 km from Pu'u 'O'o Crater, and one was about 5 km away.

Source: US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO)

Kilauea volcano eruption: What type of volcano is Kilauea? | World ... - Express.co.uk

Volcano News - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 7:48am

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Kilauea volcano eruption: What type of volcano is Kilauea? | World ...
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Kilauea is the youngest and most active Hawaiian shield volcano and is located on the southern parts of the Island of Hawaii. It is a shield-type of volcano that forms the southeastern side of the Big Island of Hawaii. The summit caldera contains a ...
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Eruptions Says Goodbye to WIRED

Eruptions! - Wed, 05/31/2017 - 3:00am
Eruptions' run at WIRED ends, but the blog lives on. The post Eruptions Says Goodbye to WIRED appeared first on WIRED.

Volcanic Explosions Rock an Alaskan Island as Etna Rumbles

Eruptions! - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:04am
After a few weeks of quiet, two Alaskan volcanoes had big explosions this week, while Etna rumbled but didn't pop. The post Volcanic Explosions Rock an Alaskan Island as Etna Rumbles appeared first on WIRED.

Everyone Stop Freaking Out Over Italy’s Supervolcano

Eruptions! - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:27am
A new study suggests that the Campi Flegrei might be closer to an eruption than we thought. But don't let that keep you up at night. The post Everyone Stop Freaking Out Over Italy's Supervolcano appeared first on WIRED.

The Crazy Eruptions That Spit Up Diamonds

Eruptions! - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 7:00am
What would happen if we had a new kimberlite eruption? The post The Crazy Eruptions That Spit Up Diamonds appeared first on WIRED.