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Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Jun 2020: Karymsky volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Dukono, Reventador,...

Wednesday Jun 03, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  3 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 3 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  3 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 3 Jun 2020
Lava flows at Nishino-shima volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
Lava flows at Nishino-shima volcano (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  2 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 2 Jun 2020
Ash plume from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Ash plume from Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  3 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 3 Jun 2020
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: N/A

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200603/1200Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:03/1150Z

Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): (3 Jun) The lava flows eruption continues at the volcano since the last update. The eruption seems to be mainly effusive. Lava flows continue to be active on the northwest and northeast slopes of the volcano as it is traveling from the summit vent where they reached (or maybe are still entering) the shore.
As satellite imagery shows, emissions of gas and steam rising from the island.

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200603/1759Z OVER FL090 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:03/1800Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (2 Jun) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 02/2232Z MOV SW OBS VA DTG:02/2300Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (3 Jun) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:03/0000Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

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: VA EM OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...3 Jun:
The activity at the volcano remains high. CENAPRED recorded 244 emissions of gas and steam plumes with minor ash content. The seismic station records 117 minutes of tremor and 1 volcano-tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 1.5 yesterday.
According to Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington an explosion occurred at 03:00 local time yesterday. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 21,000 ft (6,400 m).
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 3 June 2020

Sangay (Ecuador): 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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (3 Jun) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE VA EM AT 0108Z. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 3 Jun 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): the activity of the volcano continues at moderately high; 11,500 ft ash column (updated 1 Jun 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): active lava flow on SE flank, frequent strombolian explosions at summit vent (updated 1 Jun 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): effusive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 3 Jun 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 3 Jun 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 May 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 May 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Jun 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 29 May 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)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): small explosion; the alert level raised to orange (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 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): phreatic explosion yesterday (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): constant glow (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
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Tuesday, Jun 02, 2020
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Jun 01, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (1 Jun) The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues with little changes at moderately high levels. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (30 May) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in SSE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, May 29, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 . ... [more]

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