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Volcanic activity worldwide 29 Oct 2018: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Dukono, Reventador,...

Monday Oct 29, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Vulcanian eruption with lightning at Krakatau (image: Martin Rietze / www.mrietze.com)
Vulcanian eruption with lightning at Krakatau (image: Martin Rietze / www.mrietze.com)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 29 Oct 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181029/2008Z OVER FL170 EXTD NE REPORTED
...29 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181029/0518Z FL140 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:29/0510Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (29 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE VA TO FL060 MOV SE OBS VA DTG:29/0055Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): The activity at the volcano remains intense, characterized by intermittent strong vulcanian explosions showering the cone with incandescent material. VAAC Darwin regularly reports ash plumes reaching 2-3 km altitude.
Lava flows seem not to be active at the moment.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060 EST VA DTG:29/1200Z

Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: MINOR ERUPTION OCCURRED BETWEEN 29/1200Z TO 29/1230Z.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS NEW VA EMS.

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

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

Reventador (Ecuador): (29 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONT INTMT VA EMS.

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SMALL EXPLOSIONS WITH EMISSION OF VA
...29 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: STRONG PUFFS OF VA

Volcano Activity Summary for 29 Oct 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters (updated 23 Oct 2018)
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 29 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)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 27 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
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Images were taken during 11-14 Sep when we stayed in the volcanologists' station at remote Karymsky volcano as part of our Kamchatka volcano expedition. The volcano had a large eruption the morning before we arrived, and then remained more or less calm during our stay, with only intense steaming and some minor ash emissions. Glow from the crater and still warm bombs visible on infrared camera were seen during the first night. ... [more]
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]

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