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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Apr 2017: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono, Rev...

Monday Apr 24, 2017 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Kambalny volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Kambalny volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Aerial view of the central cone of Nishinoshima island and the vent of the new eruption (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Aerial view of the central cone of Nishinoshima island and the vent of the new eruption (image: Japanese Coast Guard)
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 23 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 24 Apr 2017
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170424/1030Z FL200 EXTD W OBS VA DTG:24/1100Z

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (23 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170423/2210Z FL200 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:23/2220Z

Kambalny (Kamchatka, Russia): (23 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20170423/2245Z FL100 EXTD S MOV 20KT REPORTED

Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): After a pause of little more than 2 years, a new eruption has started on the remote island volcano.
Since mid April, new thermal signals were spotted on satellite data coming from the island. Soon later, the Japanese Coast Guard visited the island and confirmed that a new eruption is in progress.
Similar to the long-lived previous eruption 2013-15, which greatly enlarged the previous island, the new activity is mixed effusive-explosive; strombolian-type explosions from a new vent on the northern upper slope of the central cinder cone (which formed 2013-15) accompany the effusion of new lava flows that again add new land to the young island.

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT 40NM SW LAST OBS AT 24/0220Z
...23 Apr:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT 30NM SSW OBS VA DTG:23/2045Z

Manam (Papua New Guinea): (24 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS AT 24/0630Z EXT 20NM MOV SE AT 10KTS

Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): (24 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: MINOR VA EMISSIONS LAST OBS TO FL070 MOV SE AT 23/2340Z.

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (24 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL110 MOV NNE AT 24/0207Z OBS VA DTG:24/0255Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION LAST OBS TO FL080 EXT SE AT 24/0210Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCREET VA EMS OBS

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: RPRT OF VA EMS NEAR 1245Z

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS OF GASES AND LGT VA
...24 Apr:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS ES AND LGT VA

Volcano Activity Summary for 24 Apr 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)
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles, Russia): possible large explosion on 28 Nov 2016 (updated 2 Mar 2017)
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): active summit lava lake, second lava lake and active lava flow field on southern rift (updated 2 Apr 2017)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): lava flow from new fissure vent at southern base of SE crater (updated 19 Apr 2014)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 2 Apr 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): explosive activity at summit crater (updated 2 Apr 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)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): mild explosive activity at summit crater (updated 24 Apr 2017)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): strombolian eruption, effusion of lava flows (updated 24 Apr 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)
Poas (Costa Rica): strong phreatic explosions (updated 23 Apr 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 25 Mar 2017)
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 11 Mar 2017)
Bogoslof (United States, Aleutian Islands): quiet since 13 March 2017 (updated 18 Apr 2017)
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)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): mild ash and steam emissions (updated 29 Dec 2016)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 10 Mar 2017)
Fort Selkirk (Canada)
Kambalny (Kamchatka, Russia): calmed down (updated 5 Apr 2017)
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)
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)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): sporadic mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 2 Apr 2017)
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)
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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