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Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Aug 2016: Fuego volcano, Colima

Saturday Aug 20, 2016 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
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Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego (INSIVUMEH webcam image)
Ash plume from an explosion at Fuego (INSIVUMEH webcam image)
Colima (Western Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM AROUND 1455Z

Fuego (Guatemala): The volcano is currently in normal strombolian activity with intermittent explosions that generate small ash puffs.
The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report ealier: VA EM AROUND 1130Z
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Aug 19, 2016
Chikurachki (Paramushir Island): (19 Aug) The new eruptive phase, detected through satellite images since yesterday, continues. Ash emissions have increased today and form a plume stretching about 50 km to the NE and reaching the southern tip of Kamchatka. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Activity has been more intermittent over the past days, but occasional (presumably strombolian) explosions continue to occur, producing small ash plumes that rise up to approx. 2 km altitude and quickly disperse. ... [more]
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Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Santiaguito (Guatemala): A particularly strong vulcanian explosion occurred at the Caliente lava dome this morning (at 06_58 local time), sending a massive mushroom-shaped ash plume to several kilometers height that eventually reached approx. 20,000 ft or 7 km altitude). The cone and its immediate surroundings were showered by volcanic blocks and bombs and collapsing material from the eruption produced avalanches that engulfed the cone on several sides (pyroclastic flows). ... [more]
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Sunday, Aug 14, 2016
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The activity of the volcano remains essentially unchanged at currently low to moderate levels. The slow growth of the lava dome continues as viscous (sticky) lava accumulates in the dome. A (small) part of the inherently unstable dome collapsed yesterday morning and generated a pyroclastic flow that traveled down the SW valley between the dome and the remnants of the 1964 collapse scar, which forms a horse-show shaped wall around the dome. ... [more]

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