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Volcanic activity worldwide 21 May 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Ma...

Thursday May 21, 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 21 May 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 21 May 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 21 May 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 21 May 2020
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 May 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 May 2020
Ash content from Yasur volcano on 19 May (image: VMGD)
Ash content from Yasur volcano on 19 May (image: VMGD)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200521/2000Z FL230 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:21/2010Z

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200521/1920Z FL100 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:21/2020Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (21 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200521/0632Z FL090 STNR OBS VA DTG:21/0620Z

Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): (21 May) No significant change in activity has occurred during the past days.
PHIVOLCS recorded 1 volcano-tectonic earthquake and continuing emissions of gas and steam plumes. The plumes were dispersed towards the northwest, west-northwest and west-southwest direction.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): (21 May) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSION TO FL060 MOV W OBS VA DTG:21/0230Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): (21 May) On 19 May Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington reported that minor ash emissions occurred. Ash plumes reached 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude and drifted SE.

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: LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AT 1616Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): (21 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA OBS.

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA CLDS HAVE DISP IN STLT IMAGERY

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 .
The full report is as follows: WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES AND SPORADIC VA to 21000 ft (6400 m)
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (20 May) On 19 May at 12:12 local time INGVvulcani recorded strombolian explosions from the New Southeast Crater, which quickly become stronger and generated a dense dark ash plume. The plumes were dispersed towards the northeast direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, May 17, 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 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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