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Updated: Oct 4, 2022 19:04 GMT -

Volcano Updates

Tue, 4 Oct 2022, 16:24

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): eruption continues with new lava flow today

New lava flow at Stromboli volcano this morning (image: INGV)
The activity at the volcano continues at high levels over the past 24 hours. ... Read all
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Mon, 3 Oct 2022, 21:00

Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Oct 2022: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Sorikmarapi, Reventador, Sanga...

Map of today's active volcanoes
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction. ... Read all
Mon, 25 Jul 2022, 16:08

Science Spotlight: Volcanism on Planet Venus

Planet Venus hiding beneath its thick toxic atmosphere (image: NASA)
Planet's Earth closest sister, Venus, is not only similar in size and composition, but also has volcanic activity. In fact, volcanic deposits cover approx. 80 % of its surface! Read all
Mon, 27 Jun 2022, 09:12

Science Spotlight: Geothermal Colors

Morning Glory Pool. Photo Credit: Leandra Xochitl Marshall.
Volcanic processes, where vapors and water heated by magma rise to the surface, can create striking geothermic landforms such as fumarolic fields, hydrothermal or geothermal springs, acidic brines, salt chimneys, pillars, terraces, and pools. ... Read all
Wed, 11 May 2022, 18:39

Yellowstone volcano (United States): small earthquake

University of Utah Earthquake Hazards Program Website. Photo Credit: USGS.
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reported that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 07:32 AM on May 11, 2022 (MDT). ... Read all
Thu, 9 Sep 2021, 19:57

Askja volcano (Central Iceland) activity update: Alert level raised to Yellow

Updated InSAR image. Credit: IMO
IMO has now raised Askja to Yellow status as the rapid deformation of the caldera is continuing and has now reached 7 cm in just six weeks. Rising magma is also only at 2-3 km depth, so the possibility of an eruption in the near-term is increased. ... Read all
Tue, 4 Oct 2022, 18:20

World Earthquake Report for Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on  4 Oct 2022
Summary: 1 quake 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 109 quakes 3.0+, 235 quakes 2.0+ (381 total) ... Read all
Tue, 4 Oct 2022, 18:00

World Earthquake Report for October 2022

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5.5 during October 2022
Jump to daily reports for Oct 2022: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 18 quakes 5.0+, 143 quakes 4.0+, 407 quakes 3.0+, 924 quakes 2.0+ (1493 total) ... Read all
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