Volcano activity of July 27, 2012 - Long Valley Caldera, Sheveluch, Sotara, Cumbal, Nevado del Ruiz, Sakurajima and Popocatepetl

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...]

Explosive eruptions and information on SakuraJima volcano, Japan + video's

The webcam videos below are from October 1 and October 3, 2011. They show a couple of explosive eruptions. Sakurajima's activity became prominent in 1955, and the volcano has been erupting almost constantly ever since. Thousands of small explosions occur each year, throwing ash to heights of … [Read more...]

Active Volcanoes in the world from 05/01/2011 to 11/01/2011

18 volcanoes where active in the world last week (week from 05/01/2011 to 11/01/2011) New activity or eruptions Etna, Sicily (Italy) Kizimen, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) Manam, Northeast of New Guinea (SW Pacific) See below for more information Ongoing activity Bulusan, Luzon … [Read more...]

Active Volcanoes in the world from 29/12/2010 to 04/01/2011

18 volcanoes where active in the world last week (week from 29/12/2010 to 04/01/2011) ETNA Sicily (Italy) KIZIMEN Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) MANAM Northeast of New Guinea (SW Pacific) STROMBOLI Aeolian Islands (Italy) BEZYMIANNY Central Kamchatka (Russia) BULUSAN Luzon (Philippines) FUEGO … [Read more...]