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Volcanic activity worldwide 17 Apr 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Dukono, Reve...

Fri, 17 Apr 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 17 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 17 Apr 2020
Ash emissions from Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano yesterday (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Ash emissions from Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano yesterday (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 17 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 17 Apr 2020
Shishaldin volcano (image: AVO)
Shishaldin volcano (image: AVO)
White ash plume rising from Reventador volcano (image: IG)
White ash plume rising from Reventador volcano (image: IG)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:17/1720Z to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (17 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200417/0600Z FL050 EXTD N OBS VA DTG:17/0550Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (17 Apr) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded on 17 April at 03:10 local time one eruption at Shindake crater.
An ash plume reached 3,000 ft (914 m) altitude and drifted northwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 1700 tonnes/day.
... [read more]

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .

The full report is as follows: VA EMISSION TO FL050 OBS AT 17/1000Z MOV S OBS VA DTG:17/1030Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

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 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:17/1640Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): (17 Apr) The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that seismicity has decreased over the past two weeks. Satellite views show no lava or changes within the crater since the start of April, accompanied by a decrease in surface temperatures.
Eruptive activity appears to have ended or paused.
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 17 April 2020

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (17 Apr) 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: NEW VA EM ARND 17/0630Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): (17 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO ACT DETECTED.

Reventador (Ecuador): (17 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded on 16 April at 07:20 local time an ash plume that reached 16,000 ft (4,900 m) altitude and drifted south.
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately high levels with near-constant ash emissions.

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: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 17 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): activity remains elevated (updated 16 Apr 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Apr 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): near-constant ash emissions (updated 17 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): eruptive activity continues (updated 17 Apr 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 16 Apr 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): occasional weak explosions (updated 8 Apr 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): occasional explosions (updated 16 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)
Kerinci (Sumatra): activity resumes (updated 16 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)
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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