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Volcanic activity worldwide 14 May 2020: Karymsky volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reve...

Thursday May 14, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ash deposits from Karymsky volcano on 18 April (image: @CultureVolcano/twitter)
Ash deposits from Karymsky volcano on 18 April (image: @CultureVolcano/twitter)
Ash plume rising from Aso volcano today (image: @hepomodeler/twitter)
Ash plume rising from Aso volcano today (image: @hepomodeler/twitter)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 14 May 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 14 May 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 14 May 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 14 May 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 40 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:14/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Karymsky (Kamchatka): (14 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo reported that near-constant emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content reached 8,000 ft (2,400 m) altitude and drifted SW.
Thermal anomaly was observed in satellite images.

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200514/1800Z FL050 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:14/1750Z
...14 May:
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recored explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant grey-white plumes that rose 7,000 ft (2,133 m) above the summit crater and drifted northwest.
The seismic station records high internal tremor. The number of volcano-tectonic earthquakes continues at high levels.
... [read more]

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (14 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200514/0331Z OVER FL070 STNR OBS VA DTG:14/0320Z

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: VA TO FL070 EXT TO NW OBS VA DTG:14/0940Z 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 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EM SEEN AT ARND 14/1440Z. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: LGT VA CLD OBS. to 20000 ft (6100 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 VA EMISSION to 24000 ft (7300 m)
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The alert level for the volcano was raised to "orange", as an increase of volcanic tremor has been recorded. This could precede another upcoming phase of more vigorous activity, which remains to be seen, but it suggests that a new batch of magma could be rising inside the volcano's conduits. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (12 May) The activity of the volcano continues with intermittent small to moderately sized explosions and ash emissions. ... [more]

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