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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Jun 2020: Santiaguito volcano, Fuego, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Se...

Monday Jun 15, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The lava flow on the SE flank remains active (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
The lava flow on the SE flank remains active (image: @tonyveco/twitter)
Explosion from Sheveluch volcano this morning (image: KVERT)
Explosion from Sheveluch volcano this morning (image: KVERT)
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jun 2020
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano yesterday (image: @insivumehgt/twitter)
Explosion from Santiaguito volcano yesterday (image: @insivumehgt/twitter)
Scoria and ash plume from Fuego volcano tonight (image: INSIVUMEH)
Scoria and ash plume from Fuego volcano tonight (image: INSIVUMEH)
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland): On 14 June at 16:32 local time an earthquake with magnitude M 3.4 was detected by the seismic network in the Bardarbunga caldera, one aftershock of M 1.2 followed. Tremor has not shown significant variations.
Source: Icelandic Met Office volcano activity update 15 June 2020

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderately high levels.
KVERT reported that the lava flows continue to be active on the southeastern slopes of the volcano.
... [read more]

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (15 Jun) On 14 June at 04:21 local time KVERT recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude and drifted SE.
Additionally recorded strong fumarolic activity with small amount of ash and an incandescence of the dome blocks and hot avalanches associated with this process.
... [read more]

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (14 Jun) 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 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: REGULAR DISCRETE VA ERUPTIONS TO FL060 OBS AT 14/2310Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (15 Jun) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: GROUND REPORT OF VA ERUPTION TO FL130 AT 15/0237Z

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 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:15/1710Z 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 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows: SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): (15 Jun) INSIVUMEH recorded a white fumarole in Caliente dome that rose 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit.
Surveillance cameras observed small to moderate explosions that generated a plume of ash that rose to an altitude of 10,498 ft (3,200 m) and drifted S-SW.
... [read more]

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAVE DISP
...15 Jun:
A satellite image from 13 June shows that the lava flow on the northwest flank in the direction of Seca remains active, currently about 250 m long.
INSIVUMEH recorded weak to moderate strombolian-type explosions at regular intervals of 8 to 11 per hour that generated a grey ash plume which reached approx. 14,108-15,748 ft (4,300-4,700 m) altitude. The plumes drifted towards the west and southwest direction.
... [read more]

Sangay (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: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: WEAK EMISSION to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 15 Jun 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jun 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 May 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): activity remains elevated (updated 12 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 15 Jun 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jun 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 15 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-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 12 Jun 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): effusive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 9 Jun 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jun 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jun 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Jun 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jun 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jun 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): growing lava dome (updated 15 Jun 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jun 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): actively growing lava dome (updated 15 Jun 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): explosive activity continues; glow visible at night (updated 11 Jun 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): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Jun 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 10 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Jun 10, 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 S direction. ... [more]

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