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Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Apr 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Shiveluch, Ibu,...

Thursday Apr 09, 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  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Semeru volcano (image: PVMBG)
Semeru volcano (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Kerinci volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Kerinci volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
An eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano on 6 April (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
An eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano on 6 April (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on  8 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 8 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (9 Apr) 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 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20200409/0005Z FL230 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:09/0020Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:09/1420Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200409/1800Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:09/1750Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200409/1800Z FL030 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:09/1750Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200409/1507Z FL080 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:09/1500Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (9 Apr) 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 REPORTED TO FL070 MOV S AT 09/0404Z OBS VA DTG:09/0445Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (9 Apr) PVMBG recorded today an explosion that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,260 m) altitude. Incandescent material is being ejected to an approx. height of 10-50 meters above the Seloko Jongring crater and descended 700 m, reaching a maximum distance of 950 m from the crater.
The seismic station records 14 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
... [read more]

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 OBS AT 09/1620Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Kerinci (Sumatra): (9 Apr) PVMBG recorded on 6 April a brown ash plume that reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,260 m) altitude and drifted N and NW.
The main crater smoke is observed in white with high moderate intensity around 50-100 meters from the summit.
... [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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): (9 Apr) OVSICORI-UNA reported that seismicity remains at generally low levels including periods of low-frequency and low-amplitude volcanic earthquakes.
A gas steam plume occured on 1 April at 02:40 local time. On 4 April at 08:24 local time an eruption generated a plume, which reached approx. 9,566 ft (2,916 m) altitude.
... [read more]

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 VIS STLT IMAGERY AT 1820Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (8 Apr) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 15-20 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS OBS to 15000 ft (4600 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 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSIONS to 12000 ft (3700 m)
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): The activity of the volcano has increased during the past weeks. At the summit crater, near-continuous and sometimes vigorous strombolian activity can be seen on webcam images. ... [more]

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