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

Publié le par Bernard Duyck
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 Fuego - photo Rodrigo Palacios 05.12.2016 via Clima Guatemala

Fuego - photo Rodrigo Palacios 05.12.2016 via Clima Guatemala

In Guatemala, the Fuego and the Pacaya show signs of activity.


The Fuego maintains a permanent degassing, with a plume rising to 4.300 meters asl. before a dispersion towards the west and the southwest. A slight incandescence is noted at the crater.


Source: Insivumeh

Pacaya - 06.12.2016 - plume of degassing - photo Conred

Pacaya - 06.12.2016 - plume of degassing - photo Conred

In Pacaya, where an important intracratric spatter cone formed, Insivumeh reported a white-to-blue degassing plume about 750 meters above the crater, before dispersing northward.
The seismicity reveals an internal tremor produced by the rise of magma and gas towards the surface.


Sources: Insivumeh & Oficina Municipal de Riesgo

Pacaya - intracraterical cone - photo Mynor Marroquin 06.12.2016

Pacaya - intracraterical cone - photo Mynor Marroquin 06.12.2016

In Turrialba / Costa Rica, after five days of calm, the volcano entered a new phase of eruption of ash, gases and aerosols.
The activity began at 7 am, accompanied by a low tremor; It increased from 11:30 am, with a plume rising 400 meters above the crater, and an increase in the level of the tremor.

Falls of ashes are reported on San José: centro, Tibás, Guadalupe, Coronado, Montes de Oca, San Francisco de Dos Ríos and Cartago: Tres Ríos. An odor of sulfur is noticeable in Tibás, Guadalupe, Curridabat, Coronado, and Alajuelita.


Source: Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 - sismo Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 - sismo Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 / 9h - webcam Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 / 9h - webcam Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 / 12h24 - webcam Ovsicori

Turrialba - 06.12.2016 / 12h24 - webcam Ovsicori

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