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Earth of fire

Actualité volcanique, Article de fond sur étude de volcan, tectonique, récits et photos de voyage

Publié le par Bernard Duyck
Publié dans : #Actualités volcaniques
  Santiaguito - 04/15/2016 - photo Prensa Libre / Twitter / Adolfo Bag

Santiaguito - 04/15/2016 - photo Prensa Libre / Twitter / Adolfo Bag

The Santiaguito presented on April 15 at 13:55 local, a loud explosion accompanied by fallout and pyroclastic flows towards W-SW. The plume rose to 4,000 meters asl, moving 25 km to the SE and  O.

Source: INSIVUMEH & Conred

 

Klyuchevskoy - 14 / 04.15.2016 - photo Volkstat.ru

Klyuchevskoy - 14 / 04.15.2016 - photo Volkstat.ru

In Kamchatka, the strombolian activity that marks the Klyuchevskoy continues; Satellite data show  intense thermal anomaly over the past week. On the night of April 14 to 15, the activity strengthened, with incandescent emissions to 200 meters above the crater, followed by days by occasional ash emissions.

Sources: KVERT & Volkstat

 

Bromo - 16/04/2016 - photo Oystein Lund Andersen

Bromo - 16/04/2016 - photo Oystein Lund Andersen

On Java island, the Gunung Bromo eruption is ongoing, with on the pictures of Oystein Lund Andersen  a nocturnal glow and a plume of ash.
 

Bromo - 16/04/2016 - glow at the crater - photo Oystein Lund Andersen

Bromo - 16/04/2016 - glow at the crater - photo Oystein Lund Andersen

On the Japanese island of Kyushu, the day of April 15 was marked by a new earthquake of magnitude 7.0 at 16:25, and a depth of 10 km. This third strong tremor since April 14, and the many aftershocks, have increased the damage, which would amount according to experts at several billion dollars.
 

Earthquake Kyushu - 04.15.2016 / 4:25 p.m.

Earthquake Kyushu - 04.15.2016 / 4:25 p.m.

The faults in cause in the mechanism of earthquakes: Hinagu and Futagawa - Doc Shinji Toda / tohoku University

The faults in cause in the mechanism of earthquakes: Hinagu and Futagawa - Doc Shinji Toda / tohoku University

Interferometry showing areas of displacement related to the April earthquakes on Kyushu / Kumamoto - Doc. GSI

Interferometry showing areas of displacement related to the April earthquakes on Kyushu / Kumamoto - Doc. GSI

Note that the Mount Aso, located near earthquake epicenters, had on 15 April a small eruption characterized by the emission of a plume of gas and ash.

This activity is not linked to the current seismic activity. The alert level remains at 2, since 24 November 2015.
 

Small eruption at Mount Aso - 15/04/2016 - photo Kyodo Reuters

Small eruption at Mount Aso - 15/04/2016 - photo Kyodo Reuters

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