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Volcanic activity worldwide 8 Mar 2017: Fuego volcano, Colima, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Sinabung, Saba...

Wednesday Mar 08, 2017 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 8 Mar 2017
Lightnings detected in the ash plume within one hour shortly after the eruption (WWLLN / AVO)
Lightnings detected in the ash plume within one hour shortly after the eruption (WWLLN / AVO)
Satellite image of Colima volcano on  8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Colima volcano on 8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  8 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 8 Mar 2017
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): (8 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXT TO SW OBS VA DTG:08/0315Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (8 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS MINOR VA EMISSIONS TO FL100 EXT SSE

Dukono (Halmahera): (8 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: COMNTINUOUS VA EMSSIONS TO FL080 EXT TO E OBS VA DTG:08/0000Z

Bogoslof (United States, Aleutian Islands): After two weeks of relative calm, another large explosion has occurred a short time ago at the volcano, showing that the recent eruptive phase is not over yet.
According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory, "a significant explosive eruption began at Bogoslof volcano at 7:36 UTC on March 8 (10:36 pm AKST on March 7)". An ash plume is estimated to have reached 35,000 ft (10.5 km) altitude and drifting east. Significant lightning activity, typical for large ash-rich eruption plumes, was also detected on satellite data.
The Aviation Color Code of Bogoslof was again raised to RED and the Alert level is WARNING. (AVO)
...8 Mar:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: AVO REPORTED ANOMALOUS INFRASOUND DATA BEGINNING AT 0736Z.

Colima (Western Mexico): (8 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS OBS IN VO WEBCAMERA

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION OBSERVED

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA IN STLT IMAGERY

Sabancaya (Peru): (8 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSION OF VA OBS VA DTG:08/0215Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 8 Mar 2017:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in several craters (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): strombolian activity in summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 20 Feb 2017)
Bogoslof (United States, Aleutian Islands): intermittent strong explosions (updated 8 Mar 2017)
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles, Russia): possible large explosion on 28 Nov 2016 (updated 28 Nov 2016)
Colima (Western Mexico): intermittent low-energy ash emissions (updated 12 Feb 2017)
Dukono (Halmahera): mild strombolian activity, continuous intense ash emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): lava lake overflowing, caldera flooded with new lava flows, collapses inside southern caldera (updated 27 Jan 2017)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 9 Jan 2017)
Gamalama (Halmahera): small ash eruption on 3 Aug 2016 (updated 5 Aug 2016)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): strombolian activity in summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 9 Feb 2017)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Oct 2015)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): new surface lava flows from breakouts N and NE of Puu Oo since 24 May 2016 (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): strombolian activity from summit crater, mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 2 Mar 2017)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): likely lava flows or lava dome extrusion, strombolian activity (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Lopevi (Vanuatu): probably strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 13 Jan 2017)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): intermittent ash emissions (updated 9 Jan 2017)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 9 Sep 2016)
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania): effusion of natrocarbonatite lava inside the crater (updated 8 Jul 2013)
Pacaya (Guatemala): strombolian activity in summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 2 Mar 2017)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): degassing, sporadic explosions, slowly growing lava dome (updated 27 Nov 2016)
Reventador (Ecuador): lava flow on SW flank (updated 9 Jan 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): frequent moderate explosions, intense ash emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): sporadic vulcanian explosions from Minamidake and Showa crater (updated 22 Aug 2016)
Sangay (Ecuador): mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 20 May 2016)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): intermittent strong explosions from growing Caliente dome (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome, mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 9 Jan 2017)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): weak, intermittent strombolian explosions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 28 Nov 2016)
Villarrica (Central Chile): small active lava lake in summit crater (updated 23 Aug 2016)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 15 Sep 2016)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Aoba (Vanuatu): steaming, possible ash emissions (updated 14 Aug 2016)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): degassing, sporadic steam / ash explosions (updated 8 Oct 2016)
Awu (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands): seismic unrest, eruption warning (updated 13 May 2016)
Batu Tara (Sunda Islands, Indonesia): unknown, possibly weak strombolian activity (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): new activity since around 12 Dec (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Bristol Island (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): eruption seems to have ended (updated 14 Sep 2016)
Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): intense degassing, intermittent ash emissions, crater glow (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Bulusan (Luzon Island, Philippines): intermittent ash emissions, intense degassing (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Canlaon (Central Philippines): degassing, sporadic ash emissions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Cerro Negro (Nicaragua): increased earthquake activity (updated 16 Feb 2016)
Chaitén (Southern Chile and Argentina): seismic unrest (updated 22 May 2015)
Chikurachki (Paramushir Island): steaming, degassing (updated 23 Aug 2016)
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): degassing, steaming (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): sporadic explosions (updated 5 Feb 2017)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): mild ash and steam emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 1 Mar 2017)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): ash emissions from SE crater (updated 19 Apr 2014)
Fort Selkirk (Canada)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): rockfalls, glowing lava dome (updated 13 Jan 2016)
Karkar (Northeast of New Guinea): possible ash eruption on 1 February (updated 27 Mar 2014)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): weak activity (rare explosions?) (updated 16 Jun 2016)
Kerinci (Sumatra): intermittent ash explosions (updated 5 Jun 2016)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): unrest, eruption pause or eruption ended (updated 22 Feb 2017)
Lascar (Northern Chile): sudden explosion on 30 Oct 2015 (updated 31 Oct 2015)
Llaima (Central Chile and Argentina)
Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): seismic unrest, eruption warning (updated 9 Mar 2016)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): occasional ash emissions, thermal anomaly at crater (updated 13 Jul 2016)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): sporadic phreatic explosions (updated 21 Aug 2015)
Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): heat signal from summit crater, unknown eruptive activity (updated 28 Nov 2016)
Momotombo (Nicaragua): intermittent vulcanian explosions (updated 29 Mar 2016)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): intermittent mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 18 Oct 2016)
Niigata-Yake-yama (Honshu): sporadic explosions, seismic unrest (updated 8 May 2016)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 2 Feb 2017)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): eruption ended 27 Feb 2017 (updated 1 Mar 2017)
Poas (Costa Rica): sporadic phreatic explosions (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): sproadic hydrothermal explosions (updated 3 May 2016)
Rinjani (Lombok): sudden eruption on 1 Aug 2016 (updated 29 Sep 2016)
San Miguel (El Salvador): seismic unrest, inflation, strong degassing (updated 19 Jun 2016)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): weak lava extrusion from summit crater (updated 11 Nov 2015)
Sete Cidades (Azores)
Soufriere Hills (Montserrat, West Indies (UK)): seismic unrest, occasional light ash venting (updated 21 Mar 2013)
Telica (Nicaragua): lava glow from crater, degassing, occasional light ash emissions (updated 9 May 2016)
Tungurahua (Ecuador): inflation, eruption warning (updated 5 Jun 2016)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Ubinas (Peru): intermittent ash explosions (updated 4 Oct 2016)
Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): degassing, ash venting (updated 5 Aug 2013)
White Island (New Zealand): ash venting from 2012 lava dome (updated 13 Sep 2016)
Zavodovski (South Sandwich Islands (UK)): strong steaming, degassing (updated 18 Jun 2016)
Zhupanovsky (Kamchatka, Russia): steaming / degassing (updated 20 Nov 2016)

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Monday, Mar 06, 2017
Sabancaya (Peru): (6 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF VA OBS VA DTG:06/0345Z ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Mar 05, 2017
Etna (Sicily, Italy): After only a few hours since the last eruption stopped, some sporadic weak ash emissions resumed from the new vent of the SE crater. ... [more]

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