Volcanic activity worldwide 3 May 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Semeru, Dukono, Sakurajima, Nevados d...
Sunday May 03, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Continuing ash emissions from Aso volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Vigorous eruption associated with dense dark ash plume from Sakurajima volcano on 2 May (image: JMA)
Descending lava flows from Semeru volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recored explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant grey-white plumes that rose 5,000 ft (1,524 m) above the summit crater and drifted north.
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 3 May 2020
The seismic station records low internal tremor. The number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes continues at high levels.
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Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): On 2 May at 06:00 local time, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that explosive activity continues from the active crater with near-constant emissions of ash generated by the vigorous explosion. Dense dark ash plume reached approx. 9,000 ft (2,743 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the north.
Blocks were ejected as far as 1,968-2,952 ft (600-900 m) away from Minamidake summit crater.
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Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): PVMBG recorded an explosion that generated emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content. Ash plumes reached 13,000 ft (3,962 m) altitude and drifted NE.
Lava flows continue to be active on the south-southeast slopes of the volcano.
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Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EST VA DTG:03/1630Z
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: ONGOING LGT VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): (3 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
Volcano Activity Summary for 3 May 2020:
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