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Volcanic activity worldwide 22 Mar 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, S...

Sunday Mar 22, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Mar 2020
A glow and a white plume from the Sakurajima´s crater on 18 March (image: JMA)
A glow and a white plume from the Sakurajima´s crater on 18 March (image: JMA)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (22 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200322/0000Z FL050 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:21/2340Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200322/2011Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:22/2010Z
...22 Mar:
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that two explosions occured at the Minamidake summit crater.
Blocks were ejected as far as 2,624 ft-3,608 ft (800 m-1,100 m) away from Minamidake summit crater.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): (22 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080 EXT SW EST VA DTG:22/0300Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS MOV N AND S to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: LGT VA EMS to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (21 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows: VOLCAT ALERT AND VA EM ARND 2120Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM HAS DISP

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC EMISSIONS OF VA to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 22 Mar 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 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 21 Mar 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): the activity of the volcano continues at high levels (updated 21 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)
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 21 Mar 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 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 22 Mar 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): elevated activity continues (updated 21 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): the volcano remains active (updated 21 Mar 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Feb 2020)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Feb 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Mar 2020)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Mar 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): occasional minor explosions; increased seismic activity (updated 20 Mar 2020)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): seismic unrest (updated 20 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)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo reported that explosive strombolian activity continues from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 23,000 ft (7,000 m) altitude and drifted E. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Mar 20, 2020
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): (20 Mar) The Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) report that the inflation and associated uplift that occurred around Mt Thorbjorn volcano in January-February has started again. The deformation is occurring in the same location as before, but at a slower rate. The uplift started in January but paused temporarily at the end of February. The IMO suggest that since the beginning of March, the uplift is about 20 mm. The deformation is believed to be caused by continued magma accumulation at depth. The head of the National Hazard Monitoring Group at the IMO explains that these events doesn’t not guarantee that there will be an eruption any time soon. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (17 Mar) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant grey-white plumes rose 196 ft (60 m) above the summit crater. ... [more]

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