New active volcanoes around the world: Sakurajima (Japan), Reventador (Ecuador), Poas and Turrialba (Costa Rica)
Every day, new volcanoes are spewing plumes of ash and gas around the world.
On July 25, 2016, 4 new volcanoes showed increased activity: Sakurajima (Japan), Reventador (Ecuador), Etna (Italy), Turrialba (Costa Rica).
Strongest explosion of Sakurajima volcano since 2013 – July 26, 2016The Sakurajima volcano in southwestern Japan had an explosive eruption early Tuesday, spewing volcanic ash 5,000 meters into the sky.
The agency maintains its alert level for Sakurajima at 3, which warns people not to get close to the volcano, on a scale to 5.
Kagoshima’s Sakurajima volcano erupts, spews plume 5,000 meters up
High eruptive activity at Reventador volcano, EcuadorThe volcano is maintaining a high eruptive activity in the last two days. On July 26, 2016, a glowing crater and incandescent rocks rolling on the southeast flank of the crater have been observed.
In the last 24 hours, 76 explosions, 50 long period events, 3 episodes of tremor emission and 6 episodes of harmonic tremor were recorded.
Although heavy rains, no lahars have been generated yet.
INFORME DEL ESTADO DEL VOLCÁN REVENTADOR
Turrialba and Poas volcano eruptions on July 25, 2016
Finally, a small freatic explosion was reported at the Poas volcano at 8:19 am with ash rising 50 meters above the crater.