While many of you were watching some sporting event (no worries: Baseball starts in 10 days!), this was quite a busy weekend for volcanoes around the globe. Here’s a look at some of the eruptions that caught my attention: Central America Santiaguito In Guatemala, Santiaguito, the dome complex on Santa Maria, produced some impressive explosions that sent ash up over 6 kilometers (~19,000 feet).
The ash from these blasts (see above) prompted both aviation and respiratory/drinking water alerts for the area around the volcano and the sound of the blasts was heard over 25 kilometers away. You can see some of the plumes from these explosions in the tweets from CONRED, the emergency management agency …FULL REPORT