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Volcanic activity worldwide 1 Apr 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Dukono, Sangay, Sakurajima, Nevados d...

Wednesday Apr 01, 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  1 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 1 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  1 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 1 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 31 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 31 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  1 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 1 Apr 2020
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200401/1200Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:01/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200401/1941Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:01/1930Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (1 Apr) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 OBS VA DTG:01/0000Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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 EM OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: RPRTS OF VA EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBSD

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: PUFF EMISSION

Volcano Activity Summary for 1 Apr 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 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 31 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 31 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): mild to sometimes strong strombolian explosions (about 15 per hour), lava flow on Sciara del Fuoco (updated 31 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 31 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): elevated activity continues (updated 31 Mar 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): During the past night, activity showed a significant increase and produced a lava flow down the Sciara del Fuoco, reaching the sea. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Mar 30, 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. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Mar 29, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): 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 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (27 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO 5200FT ABOVE SEA LEVEL. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Mar 27, 2020
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Minutes ago, the volcano produced a spectacular "smoke ring", which was seen rising from the crater area and drifting slowly northeastwards over the village. ... [more]

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