Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Indonesian Earthquake, Magnitude 8.2 - 12th August 2007

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit near the south coast of Sumatra on Wednesday 12th September at 06:10 pm local time. A tsunami was generated. The epicentre was within 200 km of numerous volcanoes including Kunyit, Belirang-Beriti, Bukit Daun, Kaba, and Dempo. Earthquakes of this magnitude may sometimes disrupt nearby volcanoes.
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Sunday, September 09, 2007

Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano, Tanzania - John Seach

A significant eruption has occurred at Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano in Tanzania. Ash emissions have originated from a new cinder cone at the summit. Satellite images suggest increased activity since 21st August.
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Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Mt Etna Volcano, Italy - John Seach

After one week of Strombolian activity at Mt Etna, there was a change to lava fountains on 4th September. Lava fountains continued for four hours and lava flowed towards the Valle del Bove. Volcanic ash on the runway closed Catania airport on Tuesday 4th September.
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