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Volcanic activity worldwide 23 Dec 2018: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatoa, Dukono, Reventador,...

dimanche déc. 23, 2018 21:00 |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Steam and ash explosions at Krakatau seen this morning (Image: Dicky Adam Sidiq/kumparan)
Steam and ash explosions at Krakatau seen this morning (Image: Dicky Adam Sidiq/kumparan)
Screen grab of the YouTube video linked above.
Screen grab of the YouTube video linked above.
Ash plume from Krakatoa volcano this morning (image: VAAC Darwin)
Ash plume from Krakatoa volcano this morning (image: VAAC Darwin)
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Lava flows entering the sea and lava fountaining from Anak Krakatau this evening (22 Dec 2018; image: Øystein Lund Andersen / facebook)
Lava flows entering the sea and lava fountaining from Anak Krakatau this evening (22 Dec 2018; image: Øystein Lund Andersen / facebook)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 23 Dec 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (23 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181223/0212Z FL070 EXTD ESE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:23/0310Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (23 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL060 MOV E LAST OBS 22/0800Z OBS VA DTG:23/0020Z

Krakatoa (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): First visual information about the situation on Anak Krakatau island group itself has come in, revealing that a large part of Anak Krakatau's SW flank has collapsed, which most likely is the trigger for last night's tsunami.
An overflight of was undertaken today by the Kumparan agency and revealed continuous, violent phreatomagmatic explosions, i.e. driven by lava and water interaction.
... [read more]
...23 Dec:
News continues to develop in the aftermath of the tragic disaster.
Videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQmeJdIBTsQ https://twitter.com/hudasafiro/status/1076805858518982657) have surfaced that seem to show that at least part of the cone of Anak Krakatau has collapsed.
... [read more]
...23 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL550 EXT TO SW AND VA TO FL250 EXT TO N
...23 Dec:
A major explosive eruption might have occurred at the volcano earlier this morning. VAAC Darwin spotted a large cloud, possibly an ash plume from the eruption reaching approx. 55,000 ft (15 km) altitude and drifting S and SW.
Whether it is is from the eruption still needs to be confirmed, but seems rather likely. What role the yesterday's deadly tsunami plays here is also still unknown, but they are hardly unrelated.
... [read more]
...23 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION TO FL550 OBS MOV TO SW.
...22 Dec:
[Update 4]:
According to the latest information, 43 people died, 584 were injured and two persons are still missing persons from last evening's tsunami on Java's west coast. In addition, 430 houses and 9 hotels were heavily damaged according to information from PNBG.
... [read more]

Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: NO EXPLOSIVE ERUPTION.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA OBSD

Fuego (Guatemala): (23 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING VA EMS

Reventador (Ecuador): (23 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EM

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC STRONG PUFFS OF VA
...23 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC EMISSIONS OF VA

Volcano Activity Summary for 23 Dec 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): several lava lakes, currently flank eruption inside the caldera near Marum (updated 17 Dec 2018)
Dukono (Halmahera): mild strombolian activity, continuous intense ash emissions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): intermittent ash eruptions (updated 7 Oct 2018)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): active lava lake in the south crater of the summit caldera (updated 12 Oct 2018)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): strombolian activity and lava flows from New SE crater, intermittent strombolian explosions in Bocca Nuova and NE crater (updated 13 Dec 2018)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 6 Jun 2018)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Krakatoa (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Large portion of Anak Krakatau appears to have collapsed- apparent major eruption continues (updated 23 Dec 2018)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): sporadic mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 31 Oct 2018)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 9 Sep 2016)
Pacaya (Guatemala): strombolian activity in summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 29 Apr 2018)
Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Continuous mild ash emissions (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): intermittent explosions of varying size, ash emissions (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Reventador (Ecuador): lava flow on SW flank (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): frequent moderate explosions, intense ash emissions (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Resumed explosions (updated 20 Dec 2018)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): intermittent strong explosions from growing Caliente dome (updated 9 May 2017)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome, mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 24 Oct 2018)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 13 Nov 2018)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 8 Dec 2018)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): strombolian activity, lava flow effusion on northern flank (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): 80 m diameter circular lava flow observed in summit crater, low seismic unrest (updated 13 Dec 2018)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): continuous explosions, lava flow emission from fissure vent (updated 18 Nov 2018)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Significant increase in activity; alert level raised (updated 22 Dec 2018)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Minor eruption (updated 23 Oct 2018)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): likely lava flows or lava dome extrusion, strombolian activity (updated 25 Nov 2018)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Very strong explosive eruption (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): intermittent small explosions, degassing (updated 15 Nov 2018)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent phreatic explosions (updated 1 Jun 2018)
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania): effusion of natrocarbonatite lava inside the pit crater in the northern main crater (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 20 Nov 2018)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): Volcano slowly calming down (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Eruption eases, color code back to orange (updated 20 Dec 2018)

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