VolcanoDiscovery - Visit Active Volcanoes: Volcano News http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/ Latest News and Eruption Updates of Volcanic Activity and Earthquakes Worldwide en Wed, 06 May 2015 17:29:40 +0100 VolcanoDiscovery VolcanoDiscovery - Visit Active Volcanoes: Volcano News http://static.volcanodiscovery.com/logo.png http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/ Latest News and Eruption Updates of Volcanic Activity and Earthquakes Worldwide Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - SOUTHERN PERU on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997197/M3.5-Wed-6-May--SOUTHERN-PERU.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997197/M3.5-Wed-6-May--SOUTHERN-PERU.html Wed, 06 May 2015 16:51:17 +0100 Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 0km S of Concord, California on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997149/M3.5-Wed-6-May-0km-S-of-Concord-California.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997149/M3.5-Wed-6-May-0km-S-of-Concord-California.html Wed, 06 May 2015 15:34:03 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 5.1 SOLOMON ISLANDS on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997159/M5.1-Wed-6-May-51-SOLOMON-ISLANDS.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997159/M5.1-Wed-6-May-51-SOLOMON-ISLANDS.html Wed, 06 May 2015 15:31:27 +0100 Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - 21km NE of Cherokee, Oklahoma on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997163/M3.5-Wed-6-May-21km-NE-of-Cherokee-Oklahoma.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997163/M3.5-Wed-6-May-21km-NE-of-Cherokee-Oklahoma.html Wed, 06 May 2015 15:12:07 +0100 Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - POTOSI, BOLIVIA on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997075/M4.5-Wed-6-May--POTOSI-BOLIVIA.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/quake-info/997075/M4.5-Wed-6-May--POTOSI-BOLIVIA.html Wed, 06 May 2015 13:50:29 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 5.7 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/06/12/07/magnitude5-5.7KERMADECISLANDSREGION-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/06/12/07/magnitude5-5.7KERMADECISLANDSREGION-quake.html Wed, 06 May 2015 13:07:08 +0100 Photo of the Day: Active vents of the crater of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-6.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-6.html Wed, 06 May 2015 05:01:03 +0100 Complete Earthquake list (worldwide) for today, Wednesday, 6 May 2015 http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/today.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/today.html Wed, 06 May 2015 05:01:01 +0100 Photo of the Day: Batu Tara Indonesia; Nov 3, 2014: Gian & Paul waiting for volcanic activity http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-5.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-5.html Tue, 05 May 2015 05:01:11 +0100 Complete Earthquake list (worldwide) for yesterday, Tuesday, 5 May 2015 http://volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/archive/2015-may-5.html http://volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/archive/2015-may-5.html Tue, 05 May 2015 05:01:01 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/03/55/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/03/55/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Tue, 05 May 2015 04:55:49 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/02/40/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/02/40/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Tue, 05 May 2015 03:40:20 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/02/06/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/02/06/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Tue, 05 May 2015 03:06:56 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 5.8 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/01/53/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/01/53/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Tue, 05 May 2015 02:53:59 +0100 Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/01/44/magnitude7-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/05/01/44/magnitude7-P.N.G.-quake.html Tue, 05 May 2015 02:44:04 +0100 Volcanic activity worldwide 4 May 2015: Tungurahua volcano http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52833/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-4-May-2015-Tungurahua-volcano.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52833/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-4-May-2015-Tungurahua-volcano.html Tungurahua (Ecuador): (3 May) Intermittent small explosions and ash emissions continue to occur from the volcano. However, its overall activity has been decreasing during the past weeks and the scenario of a larger eruption, which had been expected in early April, has been becoming more unlikely now. Between 10-16 April, a seismic swarm of more than 3000 earthquakes occurred within 1-3 km below... Mon, 04 May 2015 22:00:01 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Balleny Islands Region on Monday, 4 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/04/12/24/magnitude5-BallenyIslandsRegion-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/04/12/24/magnitude5-BallenyIslandsRegion-quake.html Mon, 04 May 2015 13:24:09 +0100 Photo of the Day: Hiking along the rim of Etna's Northeast Crater. http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-4.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-day/2015-may-4.html Mon, 04 May 2015 05:01:11 +0100 Photo of the Week: Active vents of the crater of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-week/2015-may-4.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-week/2015-may-4.html Mon, 04 May 2015 05:01:08 +0100 Complete Earthquake list (worldwide) for Monday, 4 May 2015 http://volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/archive/2015-may-4.html http://volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/archive/2015-may-4.html Mon, 04 May 2015 05:01:01 +0100 Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6.0 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Monday, 4 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/04/02/29/magnitude6-6.0SOUTHISLANDOFNEWZEALAND-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/04/02/29/magnitude6-6.0SOUTHISLANDOFNEWZEALAND-quake.html Mon, 04 May 2015 03:29:10 +0100 Volcanoes Today, 4 May 2015: Tungurahua volcano http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcanoes/today.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcanoes/today.html Mon, 04 May 2015 01:00:02 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 3 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/23/40/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/23/40/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Mon, 04 May 2015 00:40:54 +0100 Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): decreasing activity http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/tungurahua/news/52823/Tungurahua-volcano-Ecuador-decreasing-activity.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/tungurahua/news/52823/Tungurahua-volcano-Ecuador-decreasing-activity.html Intermittent small explosions and ash emissions continue to occur from the volcano. However, its overall activity has been decreasing during the past weeks and the scenario of a larger eruption, which had been expected in early April, has been becoming more unlikely now. Between 10-16 April, a seismic swarm of more than 3000 earthquakes occurred within 1-3 km below the summit of the volcano.... Mon, 04 May 2015 00:12:17 +0100 Volcanic activity worldwide 3 May 2015: Kliuchevskoi volcano, Colima, Karangetang, Dukono, Ruapehu http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52821/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-3-May-2015-Kliuchevskoi-volcano-Colima-Karangetang-Dukono-Ruapehu.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52821/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-3-May-2015-Kliuchevskoi-volcano-Colima-Karangetang-Dukono-Ruapehu.html Kliuchevskoi (Kamchatka): Activity at the volcano, probably strombolian-type explosions from the summit vent, has increased during the past days. Mild to moderate ash emissions reached approx. 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude or 1 km above the volcano's summit. Glow is sometimes visible at the crater. Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): A new eruption that started already on 23... Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:02 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 3 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/50/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/50/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Sun, 03 May 2015 23:50:43 +0100 Ruapehu volcano (New Zealand): seismic unrest, crater lake temperature decreases http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/ruapehu/news/52816/Ruapehu-volcano-New-Zealand-seismic-unrest-crater-lake-temperature-decreases.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/ruapehu/news/52816/Ruapehu-volcano-New-Zealand-seismic-unrest-crater-lake-temperature-decreases.html Intermittent moderate to strong volcanic tremor has been observed at the volcano during the past 2-3 weeks, GNS Science reported. The seismic activity is among the strongest observed in the past 8 years. The temperature of the crater lake declined a bit to from its peak of over 40°C in late January–early February 2015 to about 31°C in mid March and is now at 37-39°C. from the GeoNet report:... Sun, 03 May 2015 23:46:11 +0100 Dukono volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): ongoing ash emissions http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/dukono/news/52810/Dukono-volcano-Halmahera-Indonesia-ongoing-ash-emissions.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/dukono/news/52810/Dukono-volcano-Halmahera-Indonesia-ongoing-ash-emissions.html Ash emissions have been comparably strong over the past days. VAAC Darwin regularly reported ash plumes visible on satellite data. Sun, 03 May 2015 23:39:23 +0100 Colima volcano (Western Mexico) activity update http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/colima/news/52805/Colima-volcano-Western-Mexico-activity-update.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/colima/news/52805/Colima-volcano-Western-Mexico-activity-update.html Explosions continue to occur, but have decreased in intensity and frequency. Sun, 03 May 2015 23:37:44 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 3 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/35/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/35/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Sun, 03 May 2015 23:35:04 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Sunday, 3 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/32/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/03/22/32/magnitude5-P.N.G.-quake.html Sun, 03 May 2015 23:32:39 +0100 Klyuchevskoy volcano (Kamchatka): ash emissions, increasing activity http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/klyuchevskoy/news/52800/Klyuchevskoy-volcano-Kamchatka-ash-emissions-increasing-activity.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/klyuchevskoy/news/52800/Klyuchevskoy-volcano-Kamchatka-ash-emissions-increasing-activity.html Activity at the volcano, probably strombolian-type explosions from the summit vent, has increased during the past days. Mild to moderate ash emissions reached approx. 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude or 1 km above the volcano's summit. Glow is sometimes visible at the crater. Sun, 03 May 2015 23:13:54 +0100 Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia): new eruption http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/karangetang/news/52795/Karangetang-volcano-Siau-Island-Indonesia-new-eruption.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/karangetang/news/52795/Karangetang-volcano-Siau-Island-Indonesia-new-eruption.html A new eruption that started already on 23 April has been producing lava flows from the summit vent. During the past days, this activity has increased. A number of people have been evacuated from areas at less than 3 km distance from the volcano. The main hazard are pyroclastic flows that the volcano often generates when activity is elevated. VSI keeps the volcano at alert level 3 (out of 4),... Sun, 03 May 2015 23:07:11 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Southeast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 2 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/02/16/50/magnitude5-Japan-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/02/16/50/magnitude5-Japan-quake.html Sat, 02 May 2015 17:50:45 +0100 Volcanic activity worldwide 1 May 2015: Calbuco volcano http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52793/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-1-May-2015-Calbuco-volcano.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52793/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-1-May-2015-Calbuco-volcano.html Calbuco (Southern Chile and Argentina): (30 Apr) A strong explosive eruption occurred today (12:10 on 30 April, local time) at the volcano, producing an ash column that rose several kilometers above the summit crater. VAAC Buenos Aires estimated the height of the plume at 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude. The explosion came after a gradual decrease in activity with weak ash emissions during the past... Fri, 01 May 2015 22:00:01 +0100 Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Andaman Islands, India Region on Friday, 1 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/01/08/58/magnitude5-IndiaRegion-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/01/08/58/magnitude5-IndiaRegion-quake.html Fri, 01 May 2015 09:58:40 +0100 Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Friday, 1 May 2015 - information http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/01/08/06/magnitude6-P.N.G.-quake.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/earthquakes/2015/05/01/08/06/magnitude6-P.N.G.-quake.html Fri, 01 May 2015 09:06:02 +0100 Photo of the Month: Explosion from Stromboli's NE crater at night in 30 s exposure. http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-month/2015-may.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/photo-of-the-month/2015-may.html Fri, 01 May 2015 05:01:09 +0100 Calbuco volcano (Chile): new explosion http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/calbuco/news/52785/Calbuco-volcano-Chile-new-explosion.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/calbuco/news/52785/Calbuco-volcano-Chile-new-explosion.html A strong explosive eruption occurred today (12:10 on 30 April, local time) at the volcano, producing an ash column that rose several kilometers above the summit crater. VAAC Buenos Aires estimated the height of the plume at 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude. The explosion came after a gradual decrease in activity with weak ash emissions during the past days. The alert level remains at red (highest). Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:47:01 +0100 Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Apr 2015: Dempo volcano, Piton de la Fournaise, Sinabung http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52784/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-30-Apr-2015-Dempo-volcano-Piton-de-la-Fournaise-Sinabung.html http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-activity/news/52784/Volcanic-activity-worldwide-30-Apr-2015-Dempo-volcano-Piton-de-la-Fournaise-Sinabung.html Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (29 Apr) A series of strong pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday 28 April 2015, reaching 3-4.5 km distance. The largest, at 18:20 local time touched and burnt the (evacuated) village of Guru Kinayan on the southern slope of the volcano. The flows, at least 9 in total, were results of the partial collapse of the recently emplaced lava lobe on the steep upper flank.... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:00:01 +0100