Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Mar 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Merapi, Dukono, Revent...

Mon, 30 Mar 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Eruption from Merapi volcano on 28 March (image: BPPTKG)
Eruption from Merapi volcano on 28 March (image: BPPTKG)
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
Glow from Yasur volcano this night (image: VMGD)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 30 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 30 Mar 2020
An ash plume from Sabancaya volcano on 28 March (image: INGEMMET)
An ash plume from Sabancaya volcano on 28 March (image: INGEMMET)
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 30 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 30 Mar 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (30 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 25 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:29/2320Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200330/1800Z FL050 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:30/1740Z

Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): (30 Mar) PVMBG recorded that 4 new eruptive events occured since the last update.
On 27 March at 21:46 local time an explosion at the volcano generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 13,000 ft (3,968 m) altitude and drifted W.
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Dukono (Halmahera): (30 Mar) 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 TO NE OBS AT 29/2330Z OBS VA DTG:30/0000Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): (30 Mar) On 16 March Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 5,000 ft (1,500 m) altitude.
The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.
The warning bulletin states that volcanic gases could affect an area of about 600 m distance from the eruptive vents. The danger zone for life safety is limited in the Danger Zone A.

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: OCNL VA EMS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM AND STLT IMAGERY AT 2000Z to 21000 ft (6400 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 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AT 1800Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (29 Mar) 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 EM 29/2030Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: WEAK EMISSION
...30 Mar:
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
IGP recorded during the period 16-22 Mar 2020 738 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with magma rising, 19 explosions per day in average.
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Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: NO LONGER VA EMISSION

Volcano Activity Summary for 30 Mar 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 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 24 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Mar 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): elevated activity continues (updated 23 Mar 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 30 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 26 Mar 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Mar 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Mar 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Mar 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): elevated activity continues (updated 21 Mar 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): active lava dome growing (updated 25 Mar 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): weak to moderate strombolian explosions, spattering and puffing from several vents (updated 27 Mar 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): explosive activity continues (updated 30 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 21 Mar 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): occasional explosions (updated 25 Mar 2020)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): explosive activity (updated 26 Mar 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): increased seismic activity (updated 26 Mar 2020)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): new eruption (updated 23 Mar 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): activity resumes (updated 23 Mar 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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