John Seach on August 17, 2014

An earthquake swarm began under Bárdarbunga volcano, Iceland on 16th August 2014. Bárdarbunga volcano is located under NW part of the Vatnajökull icecap in southeastern Iceland.
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John Seach on July 6, 2014

Ambang volcano, Sulawesi was raised to level 2 alert on 3rd July 2014 after an increase in shallow earthquakes. A 1.5 radius exclusion zone was placed around the crater.
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John Seach on June 30, 2014

Ash emissions to 10,000 ft altitude occurred at Nishino-shima Volcano, Japan on 30th June 2014.
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John Seach on May 31, 2014

An eruption of Sangeang Api volcano, Indonesia occurred on 30th May 2014. Ash reached an altitude of 50,000 ft and extended 3000 km southeast to western Queensland, Australia. Flights were cancelled from Darwin, Australia.
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John Seach on May 29, 2014

Growth of lava dome, incandescence and avalanches occurred at Sheveluch Volcano, Kamchatka on 28th May 2014.
Satellite images show a hotspot at the volcano.
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John Seach on April 5, 2014

Observations during a visit to Sinabung during last week of March 2014 showed continued activity at the volcano. At night a glowing lava dome was visible and glowing avalanches from the lava flow. Sounds of avalanches could be heard from areas close to the volcano. A 5 km radius exclusion zone remains in place around the volcano. Several villages have been permanently evacuated and residents are being relocated. Sinabung volcano has been on the highest level of alert RED since 24th November 2013.
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John Seach on March 17, 2014

Activity continues at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia. During the week 8-15 March 2014 earthquake tremor was recorded at the volcano. An average of 5 volcanic earthquakes were measured per day indicating intrusion of magma. Avalanche earthquakes produced by growth of lava dome have increased over past week with an average of 223 events per day. A 5 km radius exclusion zone continues around volcano. Sinabung remains on highest level of alert (AWAS).
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John Seach on February 14, 2014

A major eruption occurred at Kelut volcano (Kelud), Indonesia on 13th February 2014. The eruption was heard 200 km away in Yogyakarta. Ash reached an altitude of 55,000 ft and extended 500 nautical miles WSW. A 10 km exclusion zone was placed around the volcano, and 200,000 people ordered to evacuate. Kelut volcano has a history of dangerous eruptions.
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John Seach on February 3, 2014

Kelut volcano, Indonesia was raised to level 2 alert (Waspada) on 2nd February 2014. Between 22-31 January 2014 there were 234 shallow volcanic earthquakes recorded at the volcano. Earthquakes had a focus of 2-8 km depth. Water in the crater increased by 5.5 degrees Celsius A 2 km radius exclusion zone was placed around the crater.
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