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VolcanoWatch Weekly [24 Dec 2009]

Posted by feww on December 24, 2009

VoW: Mayon


Mayon Volcano ejects a column of ash into air December 24, 2009. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo). Image may be subject to copyright.

For recent information on Mayon click links below:

SI / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report
(17 December – 23 December 2009)

New Activity/Unrest:

Volcano News (Source: GVP)

KVERT reported that a significant thermal anomaly from Bezymianny was detected in satellite imagery on 17 December. A few hours later a large explosive eruption produced ash plumes that were seen drifting as far as 350 km W and NW.


Ash from Bezymianny volcano covers a thick blanket of snow at Kozyrevsk village December 16-17, 2009. Credit: Yu. Demyanchuk/ KVERT.

Ongoing Activity

Chaitén, Southern Chile; Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka; Kilauea, Hawaii; Kliuchevskoi, Central Kamchatka (Russia); Sakura-jima, Kyushu (Japan); Sangay, Ecuador;  Shiveluch, Central Kamchatka (Russia); Soufrière Hills, Montserrat; Suwanose-jima, Ryukyu Islands (Japan).


Strombolian activity and new lava flow at the eastern flank of Klyuchevskoy volcano on December 21, 2009. Credit: Yu. Demyanchuk/ KVERT.


State of Klyuchevskoy volcano on December 23, 2009.  Credit: Yu. Demyanchuk/ KVERT.

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