Monthly Archives: June 2008

Soputan, Sulawesi, Indonesia

CVGHM reported that the eruption of Soputan during 6-7 June caused part of the crater wall to collapse creating an opening to the W, and the diameter of the crater to increase. Ash plumes generated on 6 June drifted NW, … Continue reading

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Shiveluch, Russia

KVERT reported that seismic activity at Shiveluch was slightly above background levels during 13-20 June. According to video footage and visual observations, moderate fumarolic activity was noted on 13 June. Observations of satellite imagery revealed a thermal anomaly on the … Continue reading

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Santa María, Guatemala

During 19-24 June, INSIVUMEH reported that weak-to-moderate explosions from Santa María’s Santiaguito lava dome complex produced ash plumes that rose to altitudes of 2.8-3.3 km (9,200-10,800 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW and S. An incandescent lava flow accompanied by constant … Continue reading

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Pacaya, Guatemala

During 18-24 June, INSIVUMEH reported that white fumarolic plumes from Pacaya’s MacKenney cone drifted S and W. Lava flows traveled 50-100 m NW in the area between MacKenney cone and Cerro Chino crater to the N. Incandescence in the crater … Continue reading

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Mutnovsky, Kamchatka, Russia

KVERT reported that seismic activity in the area of Gorely and Mutnovsky volcanoes decreased during 15-18 June. Moderate fumarolic activity was observed on 17 June; no activity was noted or cloud cover obscured views the other days during 14-20 June. … Continue reading

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Krakatau, Indonesia

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that a low-level ash plume from Anak Krakatau rose to an altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. on 20 June and drifted NW. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre … Continue reading

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Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

Based on visual observations from HVO crews and web camera views, HVO reported that during 18-24 June, lava flowed SE through a lava tube system underneath Kilauea’s Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) and rootless shield complex to the Waikupanaha ocean entry. … Continue reading

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