Category Archives: Volcano Activity Reports

These reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. Volcano World gratefully acknowledges their work and support.

Jaunary 04-10, 2012

Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Galeras, Colombia | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) |Láscar, Northern Chile | Nyamuragira, Democratic Republic of Congo | Reventador, Ecuador | Sangay, Ecuador | Tungurahua, Ecuador | Zubair Group, Yemen Ongoing Activity: | Fuego, Guatemala | Hierro, Canary Islands … Continue reading

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December 28, 2011 – Jaunary 03, 2012

Volcanoes with activity this week include: Callaqui, Central Chile | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Galeras, Colombia |Gamalama, Halmahera | Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Lokon-Empung, Sulawesi | Poás, Costa Rica | Sorikmarapi, Sumatra (Indonesia) | Tungurahua, Ecuador Ongoing Activity: | Fuego, Guatemala | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern … Continue reading

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December 07-13, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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November 30-December 06, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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November 23-29, 2011

The following reports are provided courtesy of the Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program. You can view their full reports with loads of additional background information at http://www.volcano.si.edu/reports/usgs/

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Tungurahua, Ecuador

During 25-27 and 30-31 March, IG reported that steam-and-ash plumes from Tungurahua rose to altitudes of 5.5-7 km (18,000-23,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW, NE, E, and SW. On 25 March, ashfall was reported in areas to the SW and … Continue reading

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Suwanose-Jima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

Based on information from JMA, the Tokyo VAAC reported an explosion from Suwanose-jima on 28 March. JMA reported three explosions on 30 March. Details of possible resultant ash plumes on either day were not reported. Sources: Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), … Continue reading

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