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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Oct 2018: Popocatépetl volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay,...

Sunday Oct 07, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Explosive eruption at Ebeko volcano on 30 Sep 2018 (image by Jim Pettitt / released into public domain)
Explosive eruption at Ebeko volcano on 30 Sep 2018 (image by Jim Pettitt / released into public domain)
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on  7 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 7 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  7 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 7 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  7 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 7 Oct 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Intermittent explosive activity continues at the volcano. A reader of the website on board a cruise ship observed a moderate vulcanian-type explosion at 13:40 local time on 30 Sep when the vessel passed nearby.
The steam & ash plume dispersed 15 minutes after the attached photo was taken. VAAC Tokyo reported ash to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude.
...7 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20181007/0030Z FL100 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:07/0150Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (7 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL050 EXT W OBS VA DTG:07/0400Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (7 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT SW OBS VA DTG:07/0700Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (7 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL ONGOING VA EMS

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING VA EMS
...7 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: OCNL EM

Reventador (Ecuador): (7 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING VA EMS

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA CLD SEEN IN MULTISPECTRAL IMAGERY MOV SE
...7 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA

Volcano Activity Summary for 7 Oct 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters (updated 6 Aug 2018)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 10 May 2017)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): strombolian activity, lava flow effusion on northern flank (updated 2 Oct 2018)
Dukono (Halmahera): mild strombolian activity, continuous intense ash emissions (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): intermittent ash eruptions (updated 7 Oct 2018)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): lava actively flowing in lakes at the summit (south crater) and south part of 2017 fissure eruption site (updated 25 Jul 2018)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): sporadic strombolian activity and ash emissions from Bocca Nuova, NE crater and New SE crater (updated 2 Oct 2018)
Fuego (Guatemala): lava flows on S and W flanks, lava fountaining from summit vent (updated 6 Jun 2018)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Kerinci (Sumatra): mild to moderate ash emissions and explosions from summit crater (updated 5 Oct 2018)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): strombolian activity and lava flow from summit vent (updated 2 Oct 2018)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): mild explosive activity at summit crater (updated 6 Oct 2018)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
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 29 Apr 2018)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption on south flank of Dolomieu crater (updated 2 Oct 2018)
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): strong explosion with tall ash plume and pyroclastic flows (updated 18 Jun 2018)
Sangay (Ecuador): mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 7 Aug 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)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 23 Feb 2018)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): strong explosive eruption on 3 Oct 2019 (updated 3 Oct 2018)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 23 May 2018)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Agung (Bali): 2000 m tall steam and ash plume, nighttime glow (updated 3 Oct 2018)
Aoba (Vanuatu): ash venting, phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 3 Oct 2018)
Gamalama (Halmahera): Minor phreatic eruption (updated 4 Oct 2018)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): lava effusion at summit vent (updated 2 Oct 2018)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): continuous explosions, lava flow emission from fissure vent (updated 3 Oct 2018)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): weak activity (rare explosions?) (updated 6 Oct 2018)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent phreatic explosions (updated 1 Jun 2018)
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)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 2 Feb 2017)
Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): mild activity at summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 21 Nov 2017)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): New eruption, minor ash emissions, new tephra cone (updated 3 Oct 2018)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 5 Dec 2017)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 10 May 2017)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 23 Jun 2017)
Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): New eruption underway (updated 4 Oct 2018)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): seismic unrest (updated 12 Dec 2015)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (2 Oct) Over the past few weeks, Etna has been showing mild, sporadic strombolian activity from 5 of the summit vents: 3 vents inside Bocca Nuova (two in the northwestern and one in its southeastern pits), the NE crater and less frequently from the New SE crater. ... [more]

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