Volcanoes Today, 26 Jan 2016: Planchón-Peteroa Volcano, Nishino-shima, Kilauea

Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): An aerial survey on 19 Jan showed that no activity occurred recently. The eruption can now be regarded as over.

Kilauea (Hawai’i): No significant changes have occurred in the ongoing eruption both at the volcano’s summit and on its eastern rift zone. Degassing, seismicity and deformation are at normal levels.
Summit lava lake: The lava lake in Halema’uma’u continues to be active, fluctuating in level around 35 m below the crater rim.
Puʻu ʻŌʻō (East Rift zone): A small new circular lava pond, approx. 20 m in diameter, has formed in mid January in the western end of the crater.

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): An increase in seismic activity started on 15 Jan 2016 triggered a raise of the volcano’s official alert status to “yellow” on 22 Jan.
Chile’s Sernageomin reported that during January, 289 seismic events mostly of long-period type, related to fluid movements inside the volcano, had been registered.

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