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Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Apr 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Merapi, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, Y...

Friday Apr 03, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ebeko volcano on 31 March from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Ebeko volcano on 31 March from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  3 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 3 Apr 2020
Moderate explosion from Merapi volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Moderate explosion from Merapi volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  3 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 3 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on  2 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 2 Apr 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (3 Apr) KVERT recorded an explosions that generated an ash plumes, which reached approx. 6,000 ft (1,828 m) altitude and drifted E and NE.
Thermal anomaly was observed in satellite images. The volcano was covered by clouds during the past few days.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (3 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200403/0600Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:03/0540Z

Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): (3 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Cente (VAAC) Darwin recorded moderate explosive eruption from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 20,000 ft (6,096 m) altitude.

Dukono (Halmahera): 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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV SW OBS VA DTG:03/0848Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): (2 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO ASH PLUME IDENTIFABLE ON WEBCAMS OBS VA DTG:02/2058Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: OCNL LIGHT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 20000 ft (6100 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 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 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL LIGHT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY 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 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): (2 Apr) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires 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: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 3 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): explosions occured last days (updated 3 Apr 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 2 Apr 2020)
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 activity continues (updated 3 Apr 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 2 Apr 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption of the volcano (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): increased seismic activity (updated 26 Mar 2020)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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]

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