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Tungurahua (Ecuador) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40am

IG reported that during 1-7 October visual observations of Tungurahua were limited due to cloud cover. A small ash emission drifted W on 1 October and a plume with low ash content rose 1 km on 6 October. Ashfall was reported in El Manzano (8 km SW) and Choglontus (SW) on 1 October, in El Manzano, Chontillo, and Ambato (31 km N) on 3 October, and in Pillate (8 km W) on 6 October.

Source: Instituto Geofísico-Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG)

Dukono (Indonesia) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40am

Based on analyses of satellite imagery and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 1 October an ash plume from Dukono rose to an altitude of 2.1 km (7,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 45 km NE. During 5-7 October ash plumes rose to an altitude of 2.4 km (8,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 55-110 km E and ENE.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

Aira (Japan) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40am

JMA reported that five explosions from Showa Crater at Aira Caldera’s Sakurajima volcano ejected tephra as far as 1,300 m from the crater during 29 September-3 October. Incandescence from Showa Crater was visible at night during 2-3 October. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5). The Tokyo VAAC reported that during 2-7 October plumes rose to altitudes of 1.2-3.7 km (4,000-12,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted in multiple directions. On 2 October a pilot observed an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l.

Sources: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) ,Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)

Kilauea (United States) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40am

During 1-7 October HVO reported that the circulating lava lake occasionally rose and fell in the deep pit within Kilauea's Halema'uma'u Crater. Gas emissions remained elevated. The plume from the vent continued to deposit variable amounts of ash, spatter, and Pele's hair onto nearby areas; smaller particles may have been dropped several kilometers away. At Pu'u 'O'o Crater, glow emanated from several outgassing openings in the crater floor. The 27 June NE-trending lava flow remained active; flows that had broken out upslope from the leading but stalled front had overtaken that front by 1 October. By 6 October the115-m-wide flow was advancing at a rate of about 120 m/day and was 1.2 km upslope from Apa`a Street. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange and the Volcano Alert Level remained at Warning.

Source: US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO)

Sheveluch (Russia) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:40am

KVERT reported that during 26 September-3 October lava-dome extrusion onto Sheveluch’s N flank was accompanied by ash explosions, incandescence, hot avalanches, and fumarolic activity. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over the dome during 27-29 September and 2 October. Two explosions on 2 October generated ash plumes that rose to an altitude of 4 km (13,100 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 220 km WSW. The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)

Japan's Deadly Ontake Volcano Seen From Space - Wired

Volcano News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 9:42am

Wired

Japan's Deadly Ontake Volcano Seen From Space
Wired
Despite the country's robust volcano monitoring system, this eruption came with virtually no warning. Scientists suspect this is because it was a phreatic eruption caused by steam rather than magma. When magma moves beneath a volcano, it can be picked ...
Japan's Ontake Volcano Eruption Kills over 54 People [PHOTOS]International Business Times, India Edition
Two more dead bodies found after Japan volcano eruptionJagran Post
Two more dead found on Japan volcano, toll rises to 53Daily News & Analysis

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Hawaii Lava Flow Reemerges, Heads Toward Pahoa Village - The Weather Channel

Volcano News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:33am

KITV Honolulu

Hawaii Lava Flow Reemerges, Heads Toward Pahoa Village
The Weather Channel
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano has once again resumed its slow course toward communities on the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced Monday. Lava first spewed out of the Pu'u 'Ō'ō vent in the East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano ...
Lava from Kilauea volcano advances another 100 yardsKITV Honolulu
Hawaii Lava Flow Advancing Again On Communities On Big IslandBusiness Insider
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano's Lava advances 150 YardsNews Tonight Africa
West Hawaii Today -Big Island Now -Big Island Video News
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Typhoon Phanfone Nears Japan


The storm made landfall on October 6 and brought substantial rainfall.

Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ... - The Independent

Volcano News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 3:51am

The Independent

Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ...
The Independent
Over 50 people were killed when the volcano in central Japan erupted without warning on 27 September, the country's deadliest volcano eruption since World War II. Several hundred people were thought to have been on the mountain when it erupted at ...
Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51Fox News Latino
Revealed: the final photos taken by Japanese hikers as volcano eruptedTelegraph.co.uk
Hikers killed by Japanese volcano left poignant pictures of final momentsThe Guardian
Daily Mail -Deccan Chronicle
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Mount Sinabung eruption: Indonesian volcano sends burning gas and rock ... - The Independent

Volcano News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 2:51am

The Independent

Mount Sinabung eruption: Indonesian volcano sends burning gas and rock ...
The Independent
Sunday's eruption was one of several potentially deadly pyroclastic flows within days, caused by the collapse of the dome of solid lava on top of the crater. In February, a pyroclastic ash cloud killed almost 20 people who could not escape the fast ...
Volcano in North Sumatra, Indonesia eruptsInterAksyon
Rapid-fire eruptions from Mt. SinabungJakarta Post
Volcano erupts in IndonesiaIndileak
indiatvnews.com
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Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51 - Fox News Latino

Volcano News - Sat, 10/04/2014 - 3:03pm

The Independent

Death toll from Japanese volcano eruption rises to 51
Fox News Latino
Four more bodies were found Saturday near the summit of central Japan's Ontake volcano, whose eruption a week ago has left 51 dead and 69 injured to date, public television network NHK reported. Authorities of the Nagano prefecture told the television ...
Mount Ontake eruption in Japan: Final moments of hikers killed by volcano ...The Independent
The last thing he ever saw: Hiker's photograph captures Japanese volcano's ash ...Daily Mail
Revealed: the final photos taken by Japanese hikers as volcano eruptedTelegraph.co.uk
The Guardian -Canada.com
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Volcano eruption makes for amazing Northern Lights display - Fox News

Volcano News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:06pm

Fox News

Volcano eruption makes for amazing Northern Lights display
Fox News
U.K. travel company Off The Map Travel, which takes tourist to see the display in northern Sweden, says the timing could be better to see the rare sight, because geomagnetic storms that cause the Northern Lights are mixing with the emerging lava and ...

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Floating Pest


Water hyacinths may look beautiful, but communities along Lake Victoria are in a constant battle with the fast-spreading plant.

Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano Eruption - ABC News

Volcano News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:33am

ABC News

Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano Eruption
ABC News
"The fact that you can take a $1,000 flying camera and put it in the middle of an erupting volcano to capture wide-angle views of this giant bowl of molten lava, which is exploding and throwing lava 150 meters or so into the air, is pretty amazing ...
Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in IcelandWired
Extremely loud & incredibly close: Drone captures Iceland volcanic eruption ...RT
Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano: Quadcopter Drone Captures Incredible Close ...International Business Times UK
PC Magazine -Tech Times
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Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland - Washington Post

Volcano News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:59am

Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland
Washington Post
Drone footage of volcano eruption in Iceland. Your browser does not currently support live streaming video. - Icelandic photographers use a drone to capture aerial video of lava erupting from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano on Oct. 1. () ...

In Japan, Fear and Panic as a Revered Peak Explodes - New York Times

Volcano News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:52pm

Crossmap

In Japan, Fear and Panic as a Revered Peak Explodes
New York Times
Four days after the worst volcanic disaster in its recent history, Japan is still struggling to count the dead — and come to terms with a tragedy that caught both experienced mountaineers and locals who revere the mountain by surprise. While 47 bodies ...
Forty-Seven Dead in Japan Volcano EruptionNet Newsledger
Search resumes for victims of Japan volcano eruptionBusiness Standard
36 Presumed Dead After Japanese Volcano EruptionCrossmap
Telegraph.co.uk -The Malay Mail Online
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Hawaii lava flow stalls but expected to restart - Reuters

Volcano News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 8:22pm

Big Island Video News

Hawaii lava flow stalls but expected to restart
Reuters
(Reuters) - A stream of volcanic lava menacing communities on the Big Island of Hawaii has stalled in its tracks after creeping toward populated areas for weeks but is expected to begin moving again fairly soon, scientists and local officials said on ...
Flow lessens, but 'lava limbo' continues for Pahoa residentsHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Lava flow's leading edge stalls while small breakout flow remains activeWest Hawaii Today
VIDEO: Lava Flow Update – Wednesday, Oct. 1Big Island Video News
Maine News Online -Hawaii News Now
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Where a Volcano Eruption Like Japan's Mount Ontake Is Mostly Likely in the US - ABC News

Volcano News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:31pm

ABC News

Where a Volcano Eruption Like Japan's Mount Ontake Is Mostly Likely in the US
ABC News
Could a deadly volcano eruption like Mount Ontake's in Japan happen here in the United States? It's possible, U.S. Geological Survey scientist John Ewert told ABC News today. Luckily, most of the active volcanoes in America aren't near homes ...
Terrifying video captures Japanese volcano eruptionSalon
Why deadly Japan volcano erupted without warningCBS News
Why wasn't there a warning in Mount Ontake volcano eruption?Globalnews.ca
Yahoo Travel
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Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland - Wired

Volcano News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:31am

Wired

Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland
Wired
Eric Cheng, director of aerial imaging for drone maker DJI, joined photographer Ragnar Th. Sigurdsson for a last-minute trip to the eruption site in the Bardarbunga volcanic system. Sigurdsson had access to the proper permits and connections with the ...
Drone captures incredible video of volcano eruption in IcelandYahoo News
Amazing drone video of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano eruptingThe Weather Network
WATCH: Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Volcano EruptionKTIC
Globalnews.ca -3News NZ
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Kilauea’s June 27 Lava Flow


Landsat 8 captured these images of lava moving through forests in Hawaii on September 24, 2014.