John Seach on January 8, 2015

Eruptions of Soputan volcano, Indonesia began on 3rd January 2015. On 6th January ash emissions reached 27,000 ft. A 6.5 km exclusion zone was placed around the volcano and the alert level raised to RED.
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John Seach on January 1, 2015

Eruptions of Hunga Ha’apai undersea volcano, Tonga,  began on 19 December 2014. Activity was reported by fisherman. Hunga Ha’apai is located 63 km away from the capital, Nuku’alofa. A white plume was visuble from Kanokupolu coastline since 24 December.
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John Seach on January 1, 2015

Tangkubanparahu volcano in west Java, Indonesia, was raised to level 2 alert (waspada) on 31st December 2014 due to an increase in seismicity.
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John Seach on December 29, 2014

Eruptions began at Mt Etna volcano, Sicily, Italy, on 28th December 2014. Lava fountaining was preceded by an increase in seismicity. Ashfall was report at nearby villages. Aviation colour code was raised to RED.
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John Seach on December 25, 2014

Eruptions were reported at Lopevi volcano, Vanuatu on 15th December 2014. Lopevi Island was declared an exclusion zone. No hotspot was visible on satellite images. The alert status of the volcano was raised to level 1.
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John Seach on December 20, 2014

An eruption of Gamalama volcano, Indonesia,  began on 19th December 2014. Ash emissions reached an altitude of 8000 ft and extended 25 nautical miles north. Eleven hikers were on the volcano when the eruption began, three were injured. Ternate airport was temporarily closed.
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Satellite image shows hotspot over Heard Island volcano, Australian territory, indicating new eruption, 16 November 2014.
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John Seach on November 5, 2014

Lava from Kilauea volcano continues to flow towards Pāhoa, Hawaii. The flow front has temporarily stalled, but breakouts and inflation are occurring 160 m upslope. This indicates lava is still flowing through the system from Pu’u ‘Ō’ō crater. Residents in the lava flow path have been advised of possible evacuation. Access to Pahoa Village Road, between Apaa Street and the Post Office Road, is limited to residents only. Highway 130 remains open, but may be closed as lava approaches. Residents of Pāhoa village heard methane explosions.
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John Seach on November 4, 2014

Lokon volcano, Sulawesi, Indonesia remains seismically active. A thin white plume is visible over the crater on most days.
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