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Spectacular explosion of the Popocatepetl Volcano November 10, 2017


Sudden Strong Explosion, Bombs At Stromboli Volcano, Eolian Islands, Italy

Moment of the explosion (image: INGV)
A strong explosion occurred at the volcano this afternoon at 16:04:40 local time. An ash plume of several hundred meters was produced that quickly dissipated. 
Bombs were landing on a vast area around the crater terrace including the viewing area on Pizzo, but fortunately, it seems that no people were there at the time of the eruption. 
It appears that there were no significant precursors to the event which illustrates that even during periods of relatively low activity, Stromboli volcano can be dangerous. There are no reports of damage or injuries.
Seismogram of Stromboli’s STR1 station (INGV Catania) showing the explosion signals
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Powerful Ash Eruption Ongoing At Tinakula Volcano, Solomon Islands

Powerful Ash Eruption Ongoing At Tinakula Volcano, Solomon Islands.
Tinakula volcano is located at the NW end of the Santa Cruz islands in the Solomon Islands. It forms a small 3.5 km wide and steep island, which is the upper 25% of a very active stratovolcano that rises more than 3 km from the sea floor.

New Explosions At Bogoslof Volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Another explosive eruption occurred yesterday evening at the volcano (at 14:16 AKDT local time or 22:16 UTC). It lasted about 50 minutes produced an ash cloud that rose to at least 35,000 ft, and possibly as high as 45,000 ft asl, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported: 
“An observer on Unalaska Island reported seeing a large white-gray mushroom cloud form over Bogoslof, with ash fall out to the west. Winds in the area are currently to the northwest. 
Bogoslof volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition. Additional explosions producing high-altitude volcanic clouds could occur at any time. Low-level explosive activity that is below our ability to detect in our data sources may be occurring.” (AVO)
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