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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Mar 2020: Fuego volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventa...

Sunday Mar 15, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 15 Mar 2020
High-resolution satellite image of Shishaldin volcano shows lava (image: Sentinel 2)
High-resolution satellite image of Shishaldin volcano shows lava (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Mar 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200315/1200Z FL060 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:15/1140Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (15 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL050 OBS 15/0010Z MOV SE EST VA DTG:15/0023Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): (15 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SE AT 15/0220Z EST VA DTG:15/0300Z

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that a high-resolution satellite image shows lava and what appears to be a new cone within the volcano summit crater. Weak seismic tremor has been detected.
No significant ash or lava signatures are apparent outside the summit crater at this time. Eruptive activity could increase with little or no warning resulting in lava flows outside of the crater, lahars, and low-level ash clouds. During the current eruptive cycle, larger ash clouds have also been produced.
... [read more]

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 .
The full report is as follows: ONGOING 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 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS MOV WSW to 16000 ft (4900 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 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS MOV NW 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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EM LIKELY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 10-15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: UNABLE TO DETECT to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 15 Mar 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Mar 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): explosive activity continues (updated 13 Mar 2020)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): new fissure vent on lower ESE flank with new lava flows (updated 19 Aug 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): strombolian activity from Voragine summit crater, intra-crater lava flow (updated 9 Feb 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): lava flow from crater 1 and frequent incandescent rockfalls, glow from crater 2 (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Mar 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): increased seismic activity (updated 3 Mar 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Mar 2020)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Feb 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): effusion of lava flows from summit vent, reaching the sea (updated 29 Jan 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): strombolian activity continues (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Mar 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Mar 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): elevated activity continues (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Feb 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): weak to moderate strombolian explosions, spattering and puffing from several vents (updated 27 Feb 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): elevated activity continues (updated 13 Mar 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Mar 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Feb 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Jan 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): seismic unrest (updated 15 Mar 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Mar 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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