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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Nov 2017: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Sinabung,...

Thursday Nov 16, 2017 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 15 Nov 2017
Lava flows on the pali from Kilauea's episode 61g flow yesterday night (14 Nov 2017)
Lava flows on the pali from Kilauea's episode 61g flow yesterday night (14 Nov 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (15 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20171115/2103Z FL090 EXTD N REPORTED OBS VA DTG:15/2250Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (16 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20171115/2350Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:15/2350Z

Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): (15 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL090 EXT TO S OBS VA DTG:15/2130Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (16 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL140 EXT TO NW AT 15/2250Z OBS VA DTG:16/0000Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (16 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXT E OBS VA DTG:16/0430Z

Kilauea (Hawai'i): (16 Nov) After 16 months of continuous activity, the Kamokuna lava entry into the ocean stopped a few days ago. It had decreased gradually over the past weeks and intermittently resumed during the past days, probably fed by remaining batches of lava in the lower tube system that fed it.
It seems that the main lava tube further upslope feeding the 61g lava flow became obstructed, forcing the lava to break out at the surface. When we visited the area yesterday evening, we witnessed a large breakout from a new vent on the upper pali, which fed multiple rapidly advancing channeled aa lava flows descending the pali into the upper coastal plain.
Two wide-spread pahoehoe lava flow branches with scattered breakouts are active in the upper half of the coastal plain above the (now inactive) Kamokuna ocean entry. It seems likely that lava will find its way to the sea again in a near future.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (16 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DISP

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONS VA EM

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING VA ACT
...16 Nov:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT DETETED

Sabancaya (Peru): (16 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA OBS VA DTG:16/0745Z
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