Monthly Archives: September 2008

Nyiragongo, Congo

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Toulouse VAAC reported that an eruption of unstated character from Nyiragongo occurred before 0300 on 2 September. The activity was not confirmed by ground observations. Nyiragongo’s frequently active lava lake is often detected … Continue reading

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Nevado Del Huila, Colombia

INGEOMINAS reported that on 2 September a M 4.6 earthquake at Nevado del Huila was detected 2.2 km NE of Pico Central. The Alert Level remained at Yellow (on a 4-color scale where Yellow is the second lowest). Sources: Instituto … Continue reading

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Llaima, Chile

On 2 September, SERNAGEOMIN reported that clouds had prevented visual observations of Llaima during the previous few days. Explosions were heard during 25-28 August. On 28 August, seismic signals indicated that gas-and-ash plumes were possibly emitted from the pyroclastic cones … Continue reading

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Kilauea, Hawaii, USA

HVO reported that during 27 August-2 September, lava flowed SE through a lava tube system from underneath Kilauea’s Thanksgiving Eve Breakout (TEB) and rootless shield complex and reached the Waikupanaha ocean entry. On 31 August, students from the University of … Continue reading

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Karymsky, Russia

KVERT reported that seismic activity at Karymsky was at background levels during 21-23 August and above background levels during 24-27 August. Possible explosions may have generated ash plumes to an altitude of 3.2 km (10,500 ft) a.s.l. Analysis of satellite … Continue reading

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Dukono, Halmahera, Indonesia

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 2 September a low-level ash plume from Dukono drifted WNW. Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and … Continue reading

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Chikurachki, Kuril Islands, Russia

KVERT reported that clouds mostly prevented satellite image views of Chikurachki during 22-29 August. No ash plumes were observed during times of clearer weather. The level of seismicity was unknown because Chikurachki lacks dedicated seismic instruments. The Level of Concern … Continue reading

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