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The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report: November 29 – December 5, 2017

7 декабря 2017 No comments

New activity/unrest was reported for 5 volcanoes between November 29 - December 5, 2017. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 11 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Agung, Bali (Indonesia) | Great Sitkin, Andreanof Islands (USA) | Klyuchevskoy,... Read more...

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Increased activity at Villarrica volcano, alert level raised, Chile

7 декабря 2017 No comments

Chilean authorities have raised the Alert Level for Villarrica volcano to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale) on December 5, 2017. The last eruptive episode of this volcano started on December 2 (± 7 days), 2014 and ended on October 15,... Read more...

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Öræfajökull caldera deepens 20 m (65 feet), geothermal heat in the area, Iceland

7 декабря 2017 No comments

Öræfajökull caldera deepens 20 m (65 feet), geothermal heat in the area, Iceland On November 17, 2017, a pilot flying over Öræfajökull volcano in Iceland noticed a new ice-caldron within the volcano's caldera. Now, volcanologists say the situation is far from normal. Volcanologist Ármann Höskuldsson says that the... Read more...

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SoCal Wildfires: Los Angeles, Ventura declare state of emergency as 200 000 evacuate

6 декабря 2017 No comments

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles and Ventura counties in response to several rapidly spreading wildfires. More than 200 000 people in Southern California were forced to evacuate their homes as several wildfires fueled by... Read more...

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Shishaldin volcano alert levels raised, Alaska

6 декабря 2017 No comments

Due to increased seismic and infrasound activity recorded over the past few weeks at Shishaldin volcano, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) raised the Aviation Color Code for the volcano to Yellow and the Alert Level to Advisory on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The... Read more...

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Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l.

5 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l. After a long period of relative calm, a powerful explosive eruption occurred at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 21:00 UTC on December 4, 2017. The eruption lasted about 20 minutes and sent an ash plume to a height of 33 000 feet (10 km) above sea level. The... Read more...

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Thomas Fire in Ventura County, CA explodes overnight, mass evacuations and power outages

5 декабря 2017 No comments

The Thomas Fire in Ventura County, California started on Monday, December 4, 2017 and exploded to 31 000 acres (12 545 ha) overnight, claiming the life of at least one person and burning at least 150 structures. The fire has so far forced evacuations of 27 000... Read more...

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Shallow M4.2, M2.8 earthquakes hits northeast Oklahoma

5 декабря 2017 No comments

Shallow M4.2, M2.8 earthquakes hits northeast Oklahoma The U.S. Geological Survey registered two shallow earthquakes near Stillwater in northeast Oklahoma on December 5, 2017. The first, registered as M4.2 at 04:26 UTC (22:26 CST, December 4) hit at a depth of 3.3 km (2 miles) and the second, registered at 04:53 UTC as... Read more...

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Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

3 декабря 2017 No comments

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IGEPN as M6.0 hit near the coast of Ecuador at 11:19 UTC on December 3, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 39.9 km (24.8 miles). USGS is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 24.7 km (15.3 miles). EMSC reports M6.2 at a... Read more...

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Major flooding after record-breaking rains hit Victoria and NSW, Australia

2 декабря 2017 No comments

After record-breaking rain at some locations on Friday, December 1, 2017, major floods are developing across northeast Victoria and southeast New South Wales, Australia. "At 13:00 Eastern Daylight Time on Saturday, December 2, we've got major flood warnings... Read more...

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