Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Monday June 27, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Santiaguito (Guatemala): The elevated activity from the Caliente lava dome continues to produce intermittent strong vulcanian eruptions every few days or so: yesterday afternoon at 16:16 local time, a powerful explosion produced an ash column that rose to 5 km altitude and generated pyroclastic flows on the SW and SE side of…

Volcanic Activity Worldwide: Monday June 20, 2016

Source: Volcano Discovery Canlaon (Central Philippines): The volcano remains restless. A small explosion occurred Saturday morning at 09:19 local time. According to PHILVOLCS, the eruption which lasted less than 30 minutes was entirely steam-driven (phreatic or hydrothermal), i.e. caused by overheated ground water flashing into steam inside the hydrothermal system overlying a (probably small) body…

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…