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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Oct 2018: Fuego volcano, Krakatau, Ibu, Kerinci, Reventador, Turrialb...

Monday Oct 15, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Oct 2018
View of Sangeang Api this morning (evening local time). Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
View of Sangeang Api this morning (evening local time). Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 14 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 14 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (15 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181015/0152Z FL170 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:15/0230Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (14 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV TO NNW AT 14/2300Z.

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): (15 Oct) A new episode of small, regular ash emissions is occurring, with ash plumes to 2.2km (7,000ft). The level of seismicity has remained high following the minor eruption last year. The Alert Level remains at 2.
...15 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO WSW AT 14/2330Z.

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (15 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV TO SW AT 14/2130Z.

Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL140 EXT W LAST OBS AT 15/0101Z.
...15 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV TO W AT 15/0010Z.

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM OBSD
...14 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ONGOING VA EMS.

Turrialba (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM HAS DISP
...15 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EM

Reventador (Ecuador): (15 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING EMS

Sabancaya (Peru): (15 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS

Volcano Activity Summary for 15 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): active lava lake in the south crater of the summit caldera (updated 12 Oct 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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): continuous explosions, lava flow emission from fissure vent (updated 9 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)
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)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 10 Oct 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)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): lava effusion at summit vent (updated 2 Oct 2018)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): weak activity (rare explosions?) (updated 6 Oct 2018)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Activity appears to have declined (updated 14 Oct 2018)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent phreatic explosions (updated 1 Jun 2018)
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)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Pause in eruptive activity, high SO2 emissions (updated 11 Oct 2018)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): mild activity at summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 21 Nov 2017)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 5 Dec 2017)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 8 Oct 2018)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 23 Jun 2017)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): seismic unrest (updated 12 Dec 2015)

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