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February 01-07, 2012

(I apparently skipped this week… sorry :( – new job, crazy busy, drinking more coffee…) – better late than never…!) Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Cameroon, Cameroon | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Karkar, Northeast of New Guinea (SW Pacific) | Papandayan, … Continue reading

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January 25-31, 2012

Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Gamalama, Halmahera | Krakatau, Indonesia |Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Nyamuragira, Democratic Republic of Congo | Paluweh, Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia) | Dukono, Halmahera | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 20-27 February activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. On 24 February, a pyroclastic flow traveled E as far as the previous Tar River Valley coastline. The next day, a pyroclastic … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 13-20 February activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. Four rockfalls were detected and seismicity had increased slightly compared to previous weeks. On 16 February, heavy rainfall triggered a small pyroclastic … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 6-13 February activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome was at a low level. Two rockfalls were detected and seismicity was low. On 13 February, one small pyroclastic flow that originated in a gully on the … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 30 January-6 February activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome increased slightly, although seismic activity was low. Three rockfalls were detected. On 5 February, one small pyroclastic flow that originated in a gully on the N … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 2-3 January activity from the Soufrière Hills lava dome increased drastically. On 2 January, an energetic pyroclastic flow and associated surge traveled down Tyers Ghaut (NW) and reached the upper part of Belham River. On 3 … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 19-26 December activity from Soufrière Hills lava dome was characterized by increased lava extrusion, rockfalls, and pyroclastic flows. Lava extrusion on the N, W, and SW sides of the dome continued and incandescence on the dome … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that seismicity from Soufrière Hills lava dome remained elevated during 6-10 December. On 10 December, seven pyroclastic flows traveled W down Gages Valley, at least two reached Plymouth (about 5 km W). A few small pyroclastic flows were … Continue reading

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Soufriére Hills, Montserrat, West Indies

MVO reported that during 31 October-7 November the activity level at the Soufrière Hills lava dome was low and there was no evidence of lava extrusion. Photographs taken during an aerial inspection of the dome confirmed that the SE side … Continue reading

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