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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Sep 2016: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Colima, Shiveluch, Turrialba, Iya, Ne...

Friday Sep 30, 2016 21:00 PM |

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Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 30 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 29 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 29 Sep 2016
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (29 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:29/1720Z

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20160930/1400Z FL110 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:30/1520Z
...30 Sep:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20160930/0040Z FL110 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:30/0140Z

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT W LAST OBS AT 29/2310Z
...29 Sep:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT 25NM TO SW AT 29/2130Z OBS VA DTG:29/2200Z

Iya (Flores): The Indonesian Volcanologic Survey raised the alert level of the stratovolcano from 1 (lowest) to 2 ("waspada", watch) yesterday evening. The decision came as increased seismic activity had been detected under the volcano, possibly related to a new magma intrusion that could be precursor of a new eruption.
A seismic swarm began at 15:30 local time on 29 Sep; within 18 hours, 8 relatively large tectonic earthquakes of magnitudes around 5 and 17 volcano-tectonic quakes were recorded while the normal averages are only 6-14 tectonic and 4-8 volcanic quakes total for a month. Presumably, at least some of the quakes have been caused by magma pressurizing rocks and fracturing them at depth.
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Kilauea (Hawai'i): (29 Sep) Our recent expedition to Kilauea in mid Sep 2016 coincided with exceptionally high levels of volcanic activity as the period was dominated by inflation at the summit, bringing the lava lake into view from the lookout, and high effusion rates at the lava ocean entry of Kamokuna. Impressions from the activity can be found grouped in various galleries.

Colima (Western Mexico): (30 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL EM OF VA IN WEBCAM

Turrialba (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING EM WITH PSBL VA
...29 Sep:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING EM

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL VA EMS AT 30/1530Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 30 Sep 2016:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in several craters (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 29 Aug 2016)
Colima (Western Mexico): growing lava dome, ash emissions, incandescent rockfalls (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): strombolian explosions in El Agrio crater (updated 29 Aug 2016)
Dukono (Halmahera): mild strombolian activity, continuous intense ash emissions (updated 14 Aug 2016)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): overflowing lava lake (updated 2 Mar 2016)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Gamalama (Halmahera): small ash eruption on 3 Aug 2016 (updated 5 Aug 2016)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Oct 2015)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): new surface lava flows from breakouts N and NE of Puu Oo since 24 May 2016 (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): strombolian explosions in summit crater, active lava flows on SE flank (updated 15 Sep 2016)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): intermittent mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): sporadic ash emissions (updated 10 Aug 2016)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 9 Sep 2016)
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania): effusion of natrocarbonatite lava inside the crater (updated 8 Jul 2013)
Pacaya (Guatemala): strombolian explosions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): eruption ended 18 Sep 2016 (updated 19 Sep 2016)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): degassing, sporadic explosions, slowly growing lava dome (updated 14 Aug 2016)
Reventador (Ecuador): lava flow on SW flank (updated 8 Aug 2016)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): sporadic vulcanian explosions from Minamidake and Showa crater (updated 22 Aug 2016)
Sangay (Ecuador): mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 20 May 2016)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): intermittent strong explosions from growing Caliente dome (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome, mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 25 Sep 2016)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): weak, intermittent strombolian explosions (updated 23 May 2016)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): steaming, occasional ash emissions from On-take crater (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic ash emissions (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Villarrica (Central Chile): small active lava lake in summit crater (updated 23 Aug 2016)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 15 Sep 2016)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Alaid (Northern Kuriles): strombolian activity and lava flows in summit crater (updated 21 Jul 2016)
Aoba (Vanuatu): steaming, possible ash emissions (updated 14 Aug 2016)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): degassing, sporadic steam / ash explosions (updated 8 Mar 2016)
Awu (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands): seismic unrest, eruption warning (updated 13 May 2016)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): weak thermal hot spot (updated 3 Mar 2016)
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): unknown, possibly weak strombolian activity (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): steaming (updated 30 Jul 2016)
Bristol Island (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): eruption seems to have ended (updated 8 Aug 2016)
Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): seismic unrest, inflation, strong degassing (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Bulusan (Luzon Island, Philippines): degassing (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Canlaon (Central Philippines): degassing, sporadic ash emissions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Cerro Negro (Nicaragua): increased earthquake activity (updated 16 Feb 2016)
Chikurachki (Paramushir Island): steaming, degassing (updated 23 Aug 2016)
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): degassing, steaming (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): weak strombolian activity in Voragine summit crater (updated 19 Apr 2014)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): strombolian activity, lava flow from Mawson Peak summit crater (updated 1 Feb 2016)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): rockfalls, glowing lava dome (updated 13 Jan 2016)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): weak activity (rare explosions?) (updated 16 Jun 2016)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): ash emissions (updated 13 May 2016)
Lascar (Northern Chile): sudden explosion on 30 Oct 2015 (updated 31 Oct 2015)
Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): seismic unrest, eruption warning (updated 9 Mar 2016)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): occasional ash emissions, thermal anomaly at crater (updated 13 Jul 2016)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): volcanic unrest (updated 8 Sep 2016)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): sporadic phreatic explosions (updated 21 Aug 2015)
Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): possible intermittent ash emissions (updated 3 Jun 2016)
Momotombo (Nicaragua): intermittent vulcanian explosions (updated 29 Mar 2016)
Niigata-Yake-yama (Honshu): sporadic explosions, seismic unrest (updated 8 May 2016)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): small active lava lake in summit caldera (as of end of April 2016) (updated 12 Jun 2016)
Poas (Costa Rica): sporadic phreatic explosions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): sproadic hydrothermal explosions (updated 3 May 2016)
Rinjani (Lombok): sudden eruption on 1 Aug 2016 (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Sabancaya (Peru): steaming, elevated seismic activity (updated 12 Jul 2016)
San Miguel (El Salvador): seismic unrest, inflation, strong degassing (updated 19 Jun 2016)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): weak lava extrusion from summit crater (updated 11 Nov 2015)
Telica (Nicaragua): lava glow from crater, degassing, occasional light ash emissions (updated 9 May 2016)
Tungurahua (Ecuador): inflation, eruption warning (updated 5 Jun 2016)
Ubinas (Peru): increased internal unrest, degassing (updated 15 Sep 2016)
White Island (New Zealand): ash venting from 2012 lava dome (updated 13 Sep 2016)
Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK)): strong steaming, degassing (updated 18 Jun 2016)

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