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Volcanic activity worldwide 18 Feb 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Ibu, Reykjanes, Reventador, M...

mardi févr. 18, 2020 21:00 | AUTEUR : SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 18 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 18 Feb 2020
An ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
An ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
Steam plume from Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Steam plume from Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake swarm since 15 February at the southwestern tip of the Reykjanes peninsula. Over 120 earthquakes were detected by the seismic network with magnitude below M 3.0.
Earthquake activity around Thornbjorn volcano has decreased over the past days but is still above average, less than when it peaked in the end of January.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200218/1200Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:18/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200218/1743Z OVER FL070 STNR OBS VA DTG:18/1740Z
...18 Feb:
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 10 eruptions and 9 explosions detected by the seismic network and 69 volcanic earthquakes and 145 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 14-18 Feb 2020. Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater.
Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater.
... [read more]

Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): PHIVOLCS reported that the seismic station records 3 volcano-tectonic earthquakes during the last 24 hours.
Additionally recorded emissions of gas and steam plumes. The plumes were dispersed towards the west and southwest direction.
... [read more]

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (18 Feb) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL070 MOV SSE LAST OBS AT 17/2250Z OBS VA DTG:17/2350Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: RPRT OF VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (18 Feb) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: LGT VA EMS LKLY to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: PUFF EMISSION
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Shiveluch (Kamchatka): KVERT reported strong fumarolic activity with small amount of ash and an incandescence of the dome blocks and hot avalanches associated with this process. The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state. ... [details]
Map of today's active volcanoes
vendredi, févr. 14, 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): KVERT recorded on 13 February an ash plumes that rose 10,000 ft (3,000 m) above the summit and drifted E a S. The volcano remains active with intermittent ash emissions and sporadic moderately strong vulcanian-type explosions. ... [details]

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