Volcano activity of July 14, 2012 - Oregon Cascades, Galeras, Cumbal, Sotara, Pacaya, Popocatepetl and El Hierro

This (almost) daily post intends to follow up the activity changes of volcanoes all over the world. This post is written by geologist Richard Wilson who specializes in Volcano seismicity and Armand Vervaeck. Please feel free to tell us about new or changed activity if we haven't written about it. … [Read more...]

Volcano activity of July 16, 2012 - Etna, Pacaya, Fuego, Pagan, Sakurajima, Batu Taru, Nyiragonga, Popocatepetl, Nevado del Ruiz, Galeras and El Hierro

This (almost) daily post intends to follow up the activity changes of volcanoes all over the world. This post is written by geologist Richard Wilson who specializes in Volcano seismicity and Armand Vervaeck. Please feel free to tell us about new or changed activity if we haven't written about it. … [Read more...]

Colombia : Red alert for possible eruption of Galeras Volcano

The Colombian authorities have declared the maximum alert for Galeras volcano and forced 8000 people living in and around 7 villages nearby the volcano to abandon their houses and to evacuate  for safer grounds. The Galeras volcano has a history of short but violent eruptions. The 'Red Alert' has … [Read more...]