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Volcanic activity worldwide 27 May 2020: Karymsky volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Sangay, Sakurajima...

Wednesday May 27, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 27 May 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 27 May 2020
Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Kagoshima MBC webcam)
Ash plume from Sakurajima volcano today (image: Kagoshima MBC webcam)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (27 May) KVERT reported that moderate explosion at 17:20 local time are being observed. Emissions of steam and ash were generated by the explosion which reached approx. 23,000 ft (7,000 m) altitude and drifted E-NE.
Thermal anomaly was observed in satellite images.
Source: Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team volcano activity update 27 May 2020

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (27 May) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:26/2320Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (27 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200527/0000Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:26/2340Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels.
Today at 13:20 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) recorded a strong vulcanic eruption that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,267 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the east and causes moderate ash fall on the volcano's slopes.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.

Dukono (Halmahera): (27 May) 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 NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 OBS AT 26/2330Z OBS VA DTG:27/0000Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 05 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT EMISSIONS OF GASES AND LGT VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 27 May 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 May 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 May 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 May 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 continues (updated 22 May 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 May 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 May 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 May 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent vulcanian explosions, slow lava dome growth with incandescent avalanches in summit crater (updated 4 May 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 25 May 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 May 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Apr 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 May 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): explosive activity continues; emissions to 14,000 ft (updated 27 May 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 May 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): actively growing lava dome (updated 11 May 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 May 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): minor ash emissions (updated 21 May 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): the activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels (updated 27 May 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): activity resumes (updated 16 Apr 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): explosive activity continues (updated 1 May 2020)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 May 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 May 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 May 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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