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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
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 Ebeko - eruptive plume of 21.08.2018 / 23:22 GMT - photo Roskosmos / IVS

Ebeko - eruptive plume of 21.08.2018 / 23:22 GMT - photo Roskosmos / IVS

A moderate explosive activity continues in Ebeko, with this November 10 a plume of ashes to more than 4,500 meters asl., then drifting to the southeast on 10 km.

Ash explosions can occur at any time, and affect Severo-Kurilsk airport.

The aviation code remains orange.

Source: KVERT.

Anak Krakatau - Sentinel image 2 bands 12,11,4 from 06.11.2018

Anak Krakatau - Sentinel image 2 bands 12,11,4 from 06.11.2018

In Krakatau, an orange VONA has been in effect since November 9 at 17:15 WIB following the eruptive plume emitted at about 638 m asl. / 300 m above the summit.

The seismicity of November 9 is marked by 201 eruption earthquakes, 39 emission earthquakes, 43 shallow volcanic earthquakes and 3 deep volcanic earthquakes; the tremor at a dominant amplitude of 5 mm and max. 32 mm.

The PVMBG reported an eruption on November 10th at 9:39 am WIB, which was accompanied by a thick, black ash plume 500 meters above the summit, then northward drifting. The eruption lasted 47 seconds and left a seismogrammic imprint with an amplitude of 58 mm.

The alert remains at level 2 / waspada, with a 2km forbidden zone.

Source: PVMBG

Anak Krakatau - seismicity at 09.11.2018 - Doc.Magma Indonesia

Anak Krakatau - seismicity at 09.11.2018 - Doc.Magma Indonesia

At the Piton de La Fournaise, the cone of the last eruption, from September 15 to November 1, was named after the writer and storyteller Creole Daniel Honoré, who died on October 18, 2018 at the age of 79 years.

Piton de La Fournaise - the now " Piton Honoré " - photo archives 21.09.2018 (© OVPF-IPGP)

Piton de La Fournaise - the now " Piton Honoré " - photo archives 21.09.2018 (© OVPF-IPGP)

This name has consensus between the Piton de La Fournaise Observatory, the Reunion National Park and the City of the volcano ... the volcano has indeed animated the work of the writer: one of his tales " Dream on a volcano ", which depicts two famous people of the island, Madame Desbassyns, industrial and owner of slaves, and Grandmother Kalle, mythical character supposed to be a former slave, narrates the dream of the hero wanting to achieve the reconciliation of a whole people, and celebrate living together in Reunion.

Sources: OVPF, Clicanoo, Imazpress

Piton de La Fournaise - the now " Piton Honoré " - photo archives 02.10.2018 (© OVPF-IPGP)

Piton de La Fournaise - the now " Piton Honoré " - photo archives 02.10.2018 (© OVPF-IPGP)

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