Volcano activity of September 17, 2012 - Gamalama (Ternate, Indonesia) erupts on Sunday

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...]

Eruption of the Gamalama volcano, Ternate, Indonesia - December 6 video showing multiple lahars

On December 05 at 00:08 local time (some reports say on December 4 at approx. 23:00), Mount Gamalama erupted and spewed lava and ash on a town in eastern Indonesia, prompting thousands of residents to flee. A scientist monitoring the volcano says the eruption has caused panic on the … [Read more...]