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Lava flow from Hawaiian volcano prompts warning to residents - The Guardian

Volcano News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:48am

The Guardian

Lava flow from Hawaiian volcano prompts warning to residents
The Guardian
Officials tracking volcanic lava creeping through a forest toward homes on Hawaii's Big Island have issued a voluntary evacuation notice for residents with existing health conditions who might find themselves abruptly cut off from medical care ...
Lava steadily makes its way toward PahoaWest Hawaii Today
Puna lava flow less than a mile from Pahoa townHawaii News Now
Kalapana, Hawaii Burning: The History of Kilauea's Catastrophic Lava FlowThe Weather Channel
Tech Times
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Watch the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens From Space

Eruptions! - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:04am

Next year will be the 35th anniversary of one of the largest eruptions to occur on U.S. soil since the nation was founded: the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. It always amazes me how much our coverage of volcanic eruption has changed in that time as there is not a single video […]

The post Watch the 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens From Space appeared first on WIRED.

Can't wait for the ski season? Head to your nearest volcano - Metro

Volcano News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:43am

Can't wait for the ski season? Head to your nearest volcano
Metro
Snow-lovers are counting down the weeks until the first flakes fall and the 2014/15 ski season officially kicks off. But some can't wait that long. So they've taken to a huge volcano in Italy to carve up the ash instead. The incredible footage shows ...
Skiers hit volcano slopesninemsn

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Lewotobi (Indonesia) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014 - NEW

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:40am

Based on analysis of satellite images and wind data, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 6 October a narrow, low-level ash plume from Lewotobi rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 185 km WNW.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

Karymsky (Russia) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:40am

KVERT reported that a four-minute long explosion from Karymsky was detected by the seismic network beginning at 1115 on 4 October. Pilots observed an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)

Stromboli (Italy) - Report for 1 October-7 October 2014

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:40am

Based on a SIGMET notice, the Toulouse VAAC reported low-level ash from Stromboli on 30 September.

Source: Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)

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

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:40am

JMA reported that no eruptions occurred from Kuchinoerabujima during 29 September-3 October. White plumes rose 600 m above the crater. Low-level seismicity continued and tremor was absent. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).

Source: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

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

GVP Eruption Reports - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:40am

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)

Japan's Deadly Ontake Volcano Seen From Space - Wired

Volcano News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:42am

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 - 5:33am

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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