Category Archives: Tambora

Seismo-Blackout Columbia


It would seem that seismic data has stopped coming out of Columbia, at least for the Ruiz-Tolima massif. Several of the seismographs at Ruiz ceased updating online on the 20th, and shortly before midnight on the 21st  the rest of … Continue reading

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Ruiz Rattles, St. Helens Twitches, Cleveland Oozes…


I had thought that Columbia’s volcanoes were not yet done, and it would seem that they are not. Yesterday and this morning there has been strong seismic activity beneath the Ruiz-Tolima massif showing up on the seismographs for Ruiz, Machin, … Continue reading

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Volcano Patrol Sept. 19th


The most recent news out of Indonesia I’ve been able to find is that Semeru volcano (really a quite beautiful volcano) is erupting 3-4 times a day, and there is a growing lava dome in the crater. Activity at Semeru … Continue reading

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Seismo-Beat


As much as I’d like a plinian eruption at some remote volcano to write about, that’s just not happening today. The planet has been seismically quite interesting of over the last couple weeks, with some volcanoes getting our attention, like … Continue reading

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The Calm Before the Calm


Thus far it’s been a pretty slow morning, not much to get excited about, but that can change at any time. I’m really hoping it does. Following yesterday’s 6.4 quake off the coast of Vancouver I’ve been watching the seismographs … Continue reading

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Indonesia Heats Up


Update: As I write this at 2:21 pm Florida time an earthquake is ongoing in northern Sumatra with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 and 30 miles west of the Toba supervolcano caldera. This just after a 5.1 quake further south … Continue reading

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Tambora update


It’s kinda hard to get any information out of Indonesia directly, and I have to dig for what their volcanoes are doing because those guys don’t let us see their seismographs, except for 4 on Merapi. I’ve been digging hard … Continue reading

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