Volcanos

Global Volcanic Activity:

Only 1% of ejected material from the November 21 eruption of Tongariro, New Zealand was fresh magma.

A possible ash plume from Lokon volcano in Indonesia was reported on 26 November. The eruption was reported to have occured at around 03:00 in the morning (local time?). No ash was detected in satellite imagery.

A Magnitude 4.2 earthquake was detected at Loihi volcano in Hawaii.

Manam volcano (Papua New Guinea) produced pyroclastic flows. The MTSAT reported a thick plume from Manam on 26 October.

An ash plume from Paluweh, Indonesia drifted 60 KM WNW on 26 November.

On 25 November, a white plume from the crater of Fuego, Guatemala drifted W. A lava flow continued to effuse from Fuego’s crater, blocks that detached from the main lava flow front created avalanches. Two small explosions produced ash plumes that rose to a height of 3 KM and drifted 7 KM west.

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