Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Wednesday June 15, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): The activity of the volcano has become more intense during the past days. Several ash plumes were detected by Tokyo VAAC and blight glow is intermittently visible on the webcam. Most likely, the volcano has started another phase of intense, intermittent strombolian explosions. Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Access to…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Wednesday June 1, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Volcanoes Today, 1 Jun 2016: Colima volcano, Bromo, Semeru, Dukono, Turrialba, Nyiragongo, Bristol Island Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): Our expedition leader Andi currently on location reported that the volcano’s activity has been increased since 4 days ago, with visible activity consisting of mild phreatic explosions and strong steaming. The volcano observatory has…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Friday May 27, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Etna (Sicily, Italy): The violent strombolian activity from the Voragine summit crater continued all though Wednesday (25 May) and the following night, but gradually decreased and ceased yesterday. At the moment, no significant eruptive activity is going on. To see images and videos of this recent activity, you could visit the facebook…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Monday May 23, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity at the volcano has picked up recently and is now again at (fluctuating) moderate levels similar to what it has been during much of the past 10-15 years – extremely rewarding for those who climb it in the evening. Apparently, the magma column inside the conduits…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Tuesday May 17, 2016

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Two small to moderately sized pyroclastic flows occurred this morning at the volcano. The larger one at 06:16 local time (image) produced a pyroclastic flow that traveled 2700 m on the SE side and a co-ignimbrite ash plume that rose 2500 m into the sky. Santiaguito (Guatemala): The activity at the Caliente…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: May 14, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Following a phase of very low activity during most of March-April (often with several hours between small explosions only), activity has picked up again and strombolian-type explosions, mainly from the western and eastern vents in the crater terrace, have been more regular. According to INGV’s monitoring data, activity…