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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Jul 2016: Fuego volcano, Cleveland, Bezymianny

Sat, 30 Jul 2016, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Steam/ash plume from Klyuchevskoy volcano last night
Steam/ash plume from Klyuchevskoy volcano last night
Images of Cleveland's summit crater and lava dome on 26 July 2016. Top image is infrared (warmer colors = hotter temperatures) (image: John Lyons / AVO)
Images of Cleveland's summit crater and lava dome on 26 July 2016. Top image is infrared (warmer colors = hotter temperatures) (image: John Lyons / AVO)
Ash plume from Fuego yesterday morning with lava fountains
Ash plume from Fuego yesterday morning with lava fountains
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): (30 Jul) Last night, Tokyo VAAC reported an ash plume from the volcano at 20:40 UTC, based on satellite data.
While it is entirely possible that activity at the lava dome of Bezymianny has picked up or that a collapse occurred which generated an ash plume, it could also be an ash plume from nearby Klyuchevskoy volcano (image).
At the moment, the latter possibility seems more likely. Cloud cover prevented direct observation to confirm whether or not there is new activity at Bezymianny. KVERT has not issued an alert about the latter.

Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): A recent overflight by staff of the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) showed a small lava dome and active fumaroles inside the volcano's summit crater. Incandescence could be seen at the vent of the dome, indicating that it is still active even though no explosions or other eruptive activity have taken place recently.

The current aviation color code of Cleveland is yellow.

Fuego (Guatemala): The paroxysm at Fuego, which had reached its peak phase during the night of Thu-Fri (28-29 July) has ended. Starting from the early afternoon yesterday (local time), activity gradually decreased and the volcano's activity has by now returned to intermittent smaller strombolian explosions.
The lava effusion dropped as well. As of yesterday evening, the two lava flows on the SE side were still active and 1500 m long while explosions at the vent were still reaching 400 meters height; by this morning, the lava flows continued to be active, but had decreased to a few hundred of meters length and are probably going to stop soon.
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Volcanic activity worldwide 28 Jul 2016: Chikurachki volcano

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Chikurachki (Paramushir Island): A new eruption was reported by Tokyo VAAC who discovered new ash emissions from the volcano since yesterday morning. The ash plume observed on Himawari 8 satellite imagery rose to estimated 18,000 ft (5.4 km) altitude and drifted over 150 km to the NE passing the southern part of the Kamchatka peninsula. ... Read all
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