Tags: Global Volcanism Program
The latest Smithsonian Institution and United States Geological Survey Weekly Volcanic Activity Report has been published by the Global Volcanism Program, covering the week 28 March to 3 April 2012. The report is compiled by Sally Kuhn Sennert. Among the highlights of this week:
- Alert level at Clevelandraised as a new lava dome becomes evident
- A significant increase in seismicity at Nevado del Ruiz brings a rise in the alert level
- High levels of sulphur dioxide emissions at Soufrière Hills
- Another paroxysmal eruptive episode at Etna with lava fountaining and ashfall
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The Smithsonian Institution/United States Geological Survey Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 28 March to 3 April 2012 is now available on the Global Volcanism Program website. The following is a summary and not a substitute for the full report.
- The current report: Weekly Volcanic Activity Report.
- Previous reports: Weekly Reports Archive.
- The SI/USGS map of volcanoes discussed this week.
New activity/unrest: Cleveland (Alaska, USA), Fuego (Guatemala), Iliamna (Alaska, USA), Lewotobi (Indonesia), Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia), Soufrière Hills (Montserrat), Sundoro (Indonesia).
Ongoing activity: Etna (Italy), Karymsky (Russia), Kilauea (Hawaii, USA), Popocatépetl (Mexico), Puyehue-Cordón Caulle (Chile), Shiveluch (Russia), Tengger Caldera (Indonesia), Tungurahua (Ecuador).
Note: ‘a.s.l.’ = ‘above sea level’.