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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Jan 2018: Dukono volcano, Agung, Mayon, Sinabung, Sabancaya, Kadovar,...

Wednesday Jan 24, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Eruption of Kusatsu-Shirane yesterday (JNN)
Eruption of Kusatsu-Shirane yesterday (JNN)
Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 24 Jan 2018
Kusatsu-Shirane (Honshu): An unexpected, relatively intense but short-lived explosive eruption occurred yesterday at the volcano, which is home to a popular ski resort. Tragically, the eruption triggered an avalanche that killed one person and ballistic projectiles wounded several others who were near the vent at the time of the explosion.
With apparently no precursors, the eruption started shortly before 10 am from a vent in the valley between the young cinder cones of Aino Mine and the twin cone of Motoshirane San, both in the saddle south of the main summit cone. One of the ski lifts and runways pass very close to the vent.
... [read more]

Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION FL220 EXTD SW REPORTED AT 20180124/1008Z OBS VA DTG:24/1000Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: EMISSIONS LAST OBS EXT ESE AT 24/0540Z.
...24 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: EMISSIONS LAST OBS EXT NE AT 23/2320Z.

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (24 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL110 MOV E AT 24/0731Z.

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA PLUME TO FL050 OBS EXT ENE.
...24 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA PLUME TO FL060 OBS EXT E.

Agung (Bali): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL140 MOV ENE AT 24/1437Z.

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT OBS VA DTG:24/0815Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 24 Jan 2018:

Currently erupting:

Agung (Bali): new lava dome growing in summit crater (updated 13 Dec 2017)
Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in several craters (updated 1 Sep 2017)
Aoba (Vanuatu): ash venting, phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 10 May 2017)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): new activity since around 12 Dec (updated 20 Dec 2017)
Dukono (Halmahera): mild strombolian activity, continuous intense ash emissions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): lava lake in summit south crater rises to 35 m below rim and very active (updated 6 Dec 2017)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): mini-eruptions at SE crater at regular intervals (updated 19 Apr 2014)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 12 Jul 2017)
Gamalama (Halmahera): small ash eruption on 3 Aug 2016 (updated 5 Aug 2016)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): lava effusion at summit vent (updated 22 Jun 2017)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Oct 2015)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): continuous explosions, lava flow emission from fissure vent (updated 19 Jan 2018)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): weak activity (rare explosions?) (updated 23 Jul 2017)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): new surface lava flows from breakouts N and NE of Puu Oo since 24 May 2016 (updated 29 Sep 2016)
Kirishima (Kyushu): increased degassing at Iwo crater, seismic unrest (updated 29 Feb 2016)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): mild activity at summit crater, occasional explosions (updated 23 Jun 2017)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): effusion of viscous lava in summit crater, lava flow reaching foot of volcano (updated 19 Jan 2018)
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 pit crater in the northern main crater (updated 7 Dec 2017)
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 1 Dec 2017)
Reventador (Ecuador): lava flow on SW flank (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): frequent moderate explosions, intense ash emissions (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): strombolian activity at Showa crater (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Sangay (Ecuador): mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 7 Aug 2017)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): strombolian activity at summit vent, lava flow effusion (updated 31 Jul 2017)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): intermittent strong explosions from growing Caliente dome (updated 9 May 2017)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome, mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 5 Dec 2017)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 19 Jan 2018)
Villarrica (Central Chile): small active lava lake in summit crater (updated 23 Aug 2016)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

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)
Bogoslof (United States, Aleutian Islands): quiet since 13 March 2017 (updated 8 Aug 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 6 May 2017)
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)
Chirinkotan (Northern Kuriles, Russia): possible large explosion on 28 Nov 2016 (updated 2 Mar 2017)
Chirpoi (Kurile Islands, Russia): degassing, steaming (updated 29 Jul 2016)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): new lava dome growing in summit crater (updated 13 Dec 2017)
Colima (Western Mexico): seismic unrest, small explosions (updated 10 Nov 2017)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): mild ash and steam emissions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Cotopaxi (Ecuador): steaming (updated 25 Aug 2016)
Dieng (Central Java): alert level back to normal since 9 Aug 2014 (updated 3 Jul 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): sporadic explosions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): rockfalls, glowing lava dome (updated 13 Jan 2016)
Katmai (Alaska Peninsula, USA)
Kerinci (Sumatra): intermittent ash explosions (updated 5 Jun 2016)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): unrest, eruption pause or eruption ended (updated 22 Feb 2017)
Kusatsu-Shirane (Honshu): seismic unrest (updated 24 Jan 2018)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): likely lava flows or lava dome extrusion, strombolian activity (updated 23 Jun 2017)
Lascar (Northern Chile): sudden explosion on 30 Oct 2015 (updated 31 Oct 2015)
Loihi (United States, Hawaiian Islands): earthquake swarm (updated 26 Jun 2017)
Lokon-Empung (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): seismic unrest, eruption warning (updated 9 Mar 2016)
Lopevi (Vanuatu): probably strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 13 Jan 2017)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): mild explosive activity at summit crater (updated 8 May 2017)
Marapi (Western Sumatra, Indonesia): steaming, sporadic small explosions (updated 5 Jun 2017)
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 Chachani (Peru)
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)
Poas (Costa Rica): intermittent low-energy ash emissions, intense degassing (updated 14 Jul 2017)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): sproadic hydrothermal explosions (updated 23 Jun 2017)
San Cristobal (Nicaragua): intermittent ash explosions (updated 24 Apr 2016)
San Miguel (El Salvador): seismic unrest, inflation, strong degassing (updated 9 May 2017)
Soufriere Hills (Montserrat, West Indies (UK)): seismic unrest, occasional light ash venting (updated 21 Mar 2013)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 10 May 2017)
Telica (Nicaragua): lava glow from crater, degassing, occasional light ash emissions (updated 9 May 2016)
Tinakula (Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands): increased activity at the volcano (updated 8 Feb 2013)
Tungurahua (Ecuador): inflation, eruption warning (updated 5 Jun 2016)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 23 Jun 2017)
Ubinas (Peru): intermittent ash explosions (updated 4 Oct 2016)
Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): degassing, ash venting (updated 5 Aug 2013)
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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Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): According to visual monitoring through webcams, reports by friends on the island and from volcanologist involved, activity at the volcano has decreased recently and is now back at average levels, with frequent small to moderate sized strombolian explosions. ... [more]

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