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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 May 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Ibu, Dukono, M...

Saturday May 16, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 16 May 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 16 May 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 May 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 May 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (16 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200515/2335Z FL060 EXTD NW REPORTED OBS VA DTG:15/2340Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (16 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200516/0354Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:16/0340Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE ERUPTION AT 16/0920Z TO FL450 MOV S

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 46000 ft (14000 m) altitude or flight level 460 .
The full report is as follows: HIGH-IMPACT ERUPTION TO FL460 MOV E OBS VA DTG:16/1245Z to 46000 ft (14000 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EST VA DTG:16/1540Z

Mauna Loa (Big Island, Hawai'i): The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 92 small-magnitude earthquakes on Mauna Loa’s summit and upper-elevations. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 kilometers (~5 miles) below sea level. Slow summit inflation continues which HVO claim is “consistent with magma supply to the volcano's shallow storage system.” Gas concentrations and fumarole temperatures remain stable.

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: FRQ VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBS IN SAT

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 and is moving at 30 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, May 15, 2020
Katla (Southern Iceland): NO ERUPTION OCCURRED - a VAAC exercise message about ash emission was originally reported as an eruption. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, May 14, 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. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
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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