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Review of volcanic activity from 28 March to 3 April 2012

During this period of seismic events occurred in 15 volcanoes, signs of a new volcanic activity appeared in seven volcanoes:

CLEVELAND (1730 m, about. Chuginadak, Alaska, 52,825 ° N, 169,944 ° W)

March 28 code danger volcano was raised to "orange", as in the crater formed a new lava dome. Made April 4 satellite image displayed the temperature increase due to activation of the surface of the volcano lava.

Fuego (3763 m, Guatemala, 14,473 ° N, 90,880 ° W)

During this period, active volcano spewed ash column to a height of 500-800 m above the crater. Lava fountains rose

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New eruption of Tungurahua Volcano in Ecuador

11.04.12.Sotrudniki Geophysical Institute of Ecuador reported the start of a new eruption of Tungurahua Volcano, one of the largest active volcanoes in the country, located 130 km south of Quito.

According to the report of volcanologists, about 8:56 in the crater of the volcano there was a powerful explosion, accompanied by an intense earthquake that lasted about 40 minutes. Simultaneously, from the bowels of the volcano ejected a column pair with a high content of ash up to 5 km above the crater.

Monitoring station Guadalupe (14 km from the crater) reported that immediately after the explosion

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On the islands of Vanuatu volcano awoke

The total picture of the volcano Ambrym and s-in Vanuatu for a seven-day period.

Ambrym volcano began showing signs of seismic activity after a long period of calm. As the University of Hawaii, signs of activity in the form of a powerful thermal signal visible in the craters of Marum and Benbow. Other signs of mobility while lava is extremely difficult to identify, as the cyclone season in the region, and the volcano is simply closed clouds.

Large basaltic volcano Ambrym caldera has a width of 12 km and is one of the most active volcanoes in New Hebrides

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Photo-eye. Volcano Nyiragongo lava lake

A team of scientists and researchers went through the bank's largest lava lake in the world.

Previously, this has not been done.

In 2010, a team of scientists and explorers set foot on the shores of the lake of boiling lava in the depths of Nyiragongo volcano, which is located in the heart of the African Great Lakes region.

The team wanted to walk along the shore of the largest lava lake in the world.

Photographer Olivier Grunewald was a meter away from the lake, which gives us the opportunity to enjoy a unique view of molten

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A series of earthquakes occurred in the Western Pacific

A series of earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.9 to 6.2 occurred on Thursday in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of the island of Santa Cruz, members of the State, Solomon Islands, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The most powerful earthquakes (magnitude 6.2) were recorded at 07:33 Moscow time. They were followed by a series of earthquakes with a magnitude of 4, 9 to 5.6 with 7:58 to 10:50 Moscow time.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located 30 kilometers to the east of the island of Nendo (Nendo). Hearth lies at a depth of 9.2

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Increased danger of avalanches in Kamchatka due to cyclone

Kamchatka avalanche center issued a storm warning on the increased risk of avalanches from the slopes of volcanoes and hills caused by the cyclone passing over the peninsula.

Kamchatka on Monday in the grip of bad weather caused snow cyclone. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, sometimes in Ust-Bolsheretsk, Elizovsky Milkovskiy and southern regions, as well as on highways Nachiki Petropavlovsk-October there is a strong wet snow, snowstorm, wet snow on the wire, black ice on the roads.

"Increased risk of avalanches will continue until March 22 inclusive at the mountainous areas of Ust-Bolsheretsky, Elizovo, Milkovskiy, Ust-Kamchatka region and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and near volcanoes Viluchinsky,

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In Japan, Sakurajima volcano raged

Until the eruption does not threaten the local population. Seismologists are watching the volcano.

Recall in Japan for the last day there were more than a dozen earthquakes, four of them had a magnitude greater than 6.0 on the Richter scale.

In addition, in Colombia volcano awoke Nevado del Ruiz. This is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world.

Unique active volcano in the Carpathian

Last fall, Maria Simakov, 45, from Zhitomir week staying with a friend in the Carpathian region. Traveled all the famous places — Bukovel Yaremche Pysanka Museum in Kolomyia. Finally decided to impress girlfriend Mary and drove in Bohorodchany area.

"Few people know that in the Carpathian village Starun Bogorodchany district, just ten kilometers from the regional capital, is a real active volcano. Natural phenomenon — is unique. Something similar can be seen in the Euro-Asian continent near the Kerch Peninsula in the Crimea and the Taman Peninsula in Russia, "- says Maria.

Starunsky volcano — mud and owes its

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In Colombia, the volcano awoke dangerous

In Colombia, the volcano awoke Nevado del Ruiz. This is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world.

Heaven on several Colombian cities blanketed with white smoke. Seismologists closely track changes in the activity of the volcano. Because of its eruption in 1985 killed more than 20,000 people, so the authorities just in case alert the residents of the surrounding communities.

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Nevado del Ruiz (Spanish Nevado del Ruiz, El Mesa de Herveo) — the highest active volcano in the Andean Volcanic Belt, located within the Northern volcanic zone of the Colombian departments of

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Eruption of Cleveland

Cleveland Volcano, located in the Aleutian Islands, the extension of the territory of Alaska, erupted for the third time this week. The last eruption occurred on Tuesday. According to data from the Observatory for the tracking of the volcanoes in Alaska, this eruption was not too strong.

Scientists have not been able to find a cloud of ash and other events associated with the eruption. Cleveland volcano in no equipment that would capture changes in real time. What also is good, that none of the recent eruptions did not cause interruption of flights over the Aleutian Islands. Cleveland volcano last

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