An explosive eruption occurred at Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano, Japan on 29th May 2015. Ash cloud 32,000 ft altitude. The island of Kuchinoerabu-jima in the northern Ryuku Islands contains three stratovolcanoes: Furu-dake, Shin-dake and Sankakuten-yama. The island contains approximately 140 residents and is … Continue reading →
An eruption of Wolf volcano, Galapagos Islands began on 24th May 2015. The eruption began with a magnitude 4.7 earthquake and explosive activity. Wolf Volcano is located in the northern part of Isabela Island, and is the tallest volcano in … Continue reading →
The lava lake in the Overlook crater at the summit of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii overflowed on 28th April 2015. The lava spilled out onto the floor of Halemaumau crater. Pāhoehoe lava flowed 130 m across the crater floor. The lava … Continue reading →
An explosive eruption occurred at Calbuco volcano, Chile on 22 April 2015. About 1500 residents were evacuated from the nearby town of Ensenada.
Satellite images confirm renewed eruptions at Barren Island volcano, India, commencing 18 March 2015. More on Barren Island Volcano… … Continue reading →
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hit 70 km southeast of Rabaul volcano, Papua New Guinea on 30th March 2015. The earthquake focus was shallow at a depth of 33 km. Earthquake of this magnitude are able to disrupt volcanic systems. Nearby … Continue reading →
Volcanic earthquakes increased at Lewotobi volcano, Indonesia, on 13th March 2015. On 17th March 2015 the alert level was raised from normal to waspada (level 2). A 1 km radius exclusion zone was placed around the crater. More on Lewotobi … Continue reading →