Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Apr 2020: Stromboli volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Duk...

Wed, 15 Apr 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco and dust clouds whipped up from blocks rolling down the slope (image: LBZ webcam)
The lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco and dust clouds whipped up from blocks rolling down the slope (image: LBZ webcam)
Glow from Suwanosejima volcano yesterday (image: @TaTohru/twitter)
Glow from Suwanosejima volcano yesterday (image: @TaTohru/twitter)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Apr 2020
Incandescent material from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Incandescent material from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 14 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 14 Apr 2020
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): A new lava flow has started to descend on the Sciara del Fuoco since this morning, INGV Catania reported:
"... from about 07:23h UTC (09:23 local time), the surveillance cameras show a lava overflow from the northern crater area on the crater terrace of Stromboli. Incandescent blocks detaching from the lava flow front are rolling down the Sciara del Fuoco."
The activity of the volcano has been again relatively high during the past two weeks, characterized by frequent explosions. The current lava flow, caused by yet another surge of magma that has risen in the conduit, is probably similar to numerous such episodes that have occurred at the volcano during the past months.

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 25 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:15/1720Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200415/1800Z FL070 EXTD W OBS VA DTG:15/1750Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (15 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo recorded at 02:36 local time an explosion that generated an ash plume which reached approx. 4,000 ft (1,219 m) altitude.
Incandescence continues to be observed at night.
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Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (15 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL140 AT 15/005Z OBS VA DTG:15/0030Z

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 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:15/1100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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: ONCL VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AND SUMMIT WEB CAM to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...15 Apr:
CENAPRED recorded one explosion at 23:16 local time with ejecta thrown onto the volcano's slopes. An ash plume rose 4,921 ft (1,500 m) above the summit and drifted northeast.
186 emissions of water vapor, gases and minor ash content occurred. The plumes were dispersed towards the east and southeast direction.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 15 April 2020

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): (14 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA

Volcano Activity Summary for 15 Apr 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Apr 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Apr 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 8 Apr 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Apr 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): steaming, intermittent small and moderate explosions (updated 14 Apr 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Apr 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): the activity of the volcano continues at high levels (updated 14 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 15 Apr 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Apr 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Apr 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): occasional weak explosions (updated 8 Apr 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Apr 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Mar 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): lava overflow on Sciara del Fuoco, frequent strombolian explosions (updated 15 Apr 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)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jan 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Apr 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)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): steaming; occasional minor ash emissions (updated 10 Apr 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): elevated surface temperatures (updated 6 Apr 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): occasional explosions (updated 15 Apr 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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