Monthly Archives: December 2007

Pacaya, Guatemala

According to CONRED, a 17 December INSIVUMEH report noted changes in Pacaya’s behavior. On 19 December, CONRED issued a bulletin noting that INSIVUMEH reported observations of white and blue “smoke” plumes. The plumes rose to an altitude of 2.8 km … Continue reading

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Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania

The Toulouse VAAC reported that an ash plume from Ol Doinyo Lengai was observed by visiting scientists on 20 December and rose to an unreported altitude. Source: Toulouse Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s … Continue reading

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Kilauea, Hawai’i, USA

Based on overflights and web camera views, HVO reported that fissure segment D from Kilauea’s 21 July fissure eruption continued to feed perched lava ponds within a lava flow that frequently overflowed their channel edges during 19-25 December. Lava flowed … Continue reading

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Fuego, Guatemala

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that ash plumes from Fuego rose to an altitude of 5.2 km (17,000 ft) a.s.l. drifted SW on 21 December. Gas or ash plumes were seen on satellite imagery on … Continue reading

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Concepción, Island of Ometepe, Nicaragua

According to a news article, INETER reported that an explosion from Concepción on 20 December was followed by gas-and-ash plumes. Ashfall was reported in nearby communities. Source: Associated Press – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and … Continue reading

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Colima, Mexico

Steam and steam-and-ash plumes from Colima were observed rising to altitudes of 4.3-4.7 km (14,100-15,400 ft) a.s.l. during 20-23 and 25 December. Plumes drifted N on 21 December. Source: Gobierno del Estado de Colima – “Reports provided courtesy of the … Continue reading

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Barren Island, Andaman Islands, India

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that an ash plume from Barren Island rose to an altitude of 1.5 km (5,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S on 23 December. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) … Continue reading

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