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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
Gamalama - 03.08.2016 - photo BNPB

Gamalama - 03.08.2016 - photo BNPB

The Gamalama was the seat of explosions Wednesday, August 3rd from 6:28 local. They were accompanied by plumes of ash amount to 500-600 meters.

The BPBD binds these explosions to a 4.6 magnitude earthquake on August 3 at 6:14, with an epicenter 86 km west of Halmahera and a depth of 18 km., followed by replicas up M1,5 . This earthquake had compressed the magma chamber of Gamalama, causing loud explosions at 7:09, 7:12, and 7:13. ash emissions ceased at 6:55 p.m. local.

The airport of Ternate, in the Moluccas of the north, covered by ash from the volcano, is temporarily closed until 10 am Thursday.

Source: DPDT -
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Gamalama - 08/03/2016 - via Sutopo Purwo Nugroho / Twitter

Gamalama - 08/03/2016 - via Sutopo Purwo Nugroho / Twitter

L'aéroport de Ternate sous les cendres du Gamalama  - 03.08.2016 - photo BPBD

L'aéroport de Ternate sous les cendres du Gamalama - 03.08.2016 - photo BPBD

After the explosion of August 1, the Nevados de Chillan have still had ash emissions August 2, less important. The alert level remains unchanged.
 

Nevados de Chillan webcam portezuelo 02/08/2016 - SERNAGEOMIN

Nevados de Chillan webcam portezuelo 02/08/2016 - SERNAGEOMIN

Video of 08.01.2016

In Cape Verde, 300 people were evacuated from the town of Cova Joana. Indeed, the Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics indicates an intensification of seismic activity on the island of Brava since 1 July and feared an eruption in the coming hours.

To recall, a volcanic eruption hit the nearby island of Fogo from September 2014 to February 2015 .

Source: Impala / Portugal

Brava - earthquakes of 08.01.2016 - via Impala.pt

Brava - earthquakes of 08.01.2016 - via Impala.pt

 Fogo and Brava - seen from ISS004-E-10729 / 27.04.2002

Fogo and Brava - seen from ISS004-E-10729 / 27.04.2002

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