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Earth of fire

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

Publié le par Bernard Duyck
Publié dans : #Actualités volcaniques
Kilauea East Rift Zone - small lava pond in the cone of crack 8, with hot spots - Stock Photo BO 01.09.2018

Kilauea East Rift Zone - small lava pond in the cone of crack 8, with hot spots - Stock Photo BO 01.09.2018

  Kilauea East rift zone - small lava pond in the cone of crack 8 - Stock Photo BO 01.09.2018

Kilauea East rift zone - small lava pond in the cone of crack 8 - Stock Photo BO 01.09.2018

In the eastern rift zone of Kilauea, low level activity persists in the cone on fissure 8; a small pond of lava is observed on September 1st, with a weak incandescence and a persistent spot of spattering. The lava covered an area of ​​65m x 15m on the floor of the crater in the evening.

On the lava field, the kipukas are gradually turning green, and the bay of Pohoiki is more welcoming, bordered by a black sand beach, which still closes the access to the sea.

Sources: HVO-USGS & Bruce Omori

Kilauea East Rift Zone - The New Pohoiki Bay - Photo Bruce Omori

Kilauea East Rift Zone - The New Pohoiki Bay - Photo Bruce Omori

New explosions occurred on Ambae this 1st September at 20:15 local, accompanied by a plume of ash between 4 and 11 km high. Ash falls have been reported on south and central Maewo, and on northern Pentecost.

The alert level remains at 3 / minor eruption, with a low possibility of escalation.

Source: Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department - 02.09.2018 / 12:15

Ambae, the active cone in Lake Voui - Photo Philippe Carillo - Fusion Productions Ltd / 10.08.2018

Ambae, the active cone in Lake Voui - Photo Philippe Carillo - Fusion Productions Ltd / 10.08.2018

A communication from Thomas Boyer, who has just spent three weeks on Ambrym: he reports that the Benbow volcanoes, Marum Mwbelesu, Niri Mwbelesu and Maben Mwbelesu are very active; the level of lava lakes is generally rising, and some superficial earthquakes are felt.

Source: Thomas Boyer

Ambrym - the lava lake of Benbow in August 2018 - photo Thomas Boyer

Ambrym - the lava lake of Benbow in August 2018 - photo Thomas Boyer

Ambrym - Thermal Anomalies of the past Month - Doc. Mirova Modis on 02.09.2018

Ambrym - Thermal Anomalies of the past Month - Doc. Mirova Modis on 02.09.2018

At Anak Krakatau, the PVMBG reported for September 2, 85 earthquakes of explosion and 199 earthquakes related to degassing.
The alert remains at 2 / Waspada

Sources: PVMBG & Oystein Lund Andersen

Anak Krakatau - explosive activity 02.09.2018 - photo Ronny Valstad via Oystein Lund Andersen / Twitter
Anak Krakatau - explosive activity 02.09.2018 - photo Ronny Valstad via Oystein Lund Andersen / Twitter

Anak Krakatau - explosive activity 02.09.2018 - photo Ronny Valstad via Oystein Lund Andersen / Twitter

On Java, fires have marked the desert savannahs of the Bromo National Park between 1 ° and 3 September 2018; they spread in the hilly areas of the Teletubbies hills, following violent winds, fought by the BNPB teams

Source: BNPB

Bromo - fires on the flanks of the volcano between 01 and 03.09.2018 - photo BNPB

Bromo - fires on the flanks of the volcano between 01 and 03.09.2018 - photo BNPB

Bromo - Brush fires fought with weak means by BNPN teams

Bromo - Brush fires fought with weak means by BNPN teams

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