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Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Oct 2018: Fuego volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Turrialba, Sangay, Sabanca...

Friday Oct 26, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Seismic signal from Semisopochnoi volcano this morning, showing the eruption (image: AVO)
Seismic signal from Semisopochnoi volcano this morning, showing the eruption (image: AVO)
Satellite image of Semisopochnoi volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Semisopochnoi volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 26 Oct 2018
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (25 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EST VA DTG:25/2215Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL060 EXT NE OBS VA DTG:26/1230Z
...26 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060 EST VA DTG:26/0030Z

Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: N/A
...26 Oct:
A small eruption occurred at the volcano this morning (21:00 pm local time) and was detected in seismic data. The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reports:
"Strong seismic tremor from Semisopochnoi consistent with an eruption began at 4:47 UTC (20:47 AKDT) and is currently diminishing. Satellite data through 5:00 UTC (21:00 AKDT) show a small ash cloud at about 12,000 ft asl."
... [read more]
...26 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: 201810260447Z

Fuego (Guatemala): (26 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONS VA EMS SINCE 0500Z

Turrialba (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: OVSICORI-UNA RPRTS VA EMS AT 26/1934Z.

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EMS.

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS
...26 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA OBS VA DTG:25/0230Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 26 Oct 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters (updated 23 Oct 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 25 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)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): ash venting, strombolian and vulcanian explosions from Anak Krakatau (updated 22 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 24 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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): continuous explosions, lava flow emission from fissure vent (updated 26 Oct 2018)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Activity appears to have declined (updated 14 Oct 2018)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Minor eruption (updated 23 Oct 2018)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): mild explosive activity at summit crater (updated 19 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)
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)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Eruption stopped, continuing seismicity (updated 26 Oct 2018)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 8 Oct 2018)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 26 Oct 2018)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): seismic unrest (updated 12 Dec 2015)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Öraefajökull (Iceland): The volcano is continuing to show signs of unrest. Over the past months, elevated numbers of small earthquakes have continued to occur beneath the glacier-covered volcano, suggesting that fresh magma has been accumulating at shallow depth around 5 km. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity at the volcano remains impressive, with frequent explosions of varying size from several vents, often at intervals of only few minutes. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): A new and very small eruption is occurring, with ash plumes rising only a few thousand feet above sea level. This follows the unrest in August, when the Alert Level was raised to 4, as there were concerns about a repeat of the large explosion in 2015. This subsequently declined, the Alert Level dropped to 3, where it remains. ... [more]

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