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Volcanic activity worldwide 31 Oct 2018: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, N...

Wednesday Oct 31, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 31 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 31 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 30 Oct 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (30 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181030/2056Z FL070 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:30/2120Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXTD W LAST OBS 31/1100Z
...30 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXTD W LAST OBS 30/0720Z.

Dukono (Halmahera): (31 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT W EST VA DTG:31/0630Z

Aoba (Vanuatu): (30 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181030/0730Z EST VA DTG:30/2100Z

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

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

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

Reventador (Ecuador): (31 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: INTMT VA EMS

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF VA
...31 Oct:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC STRONG PUFF EMISSIONS

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ISOLATED EMISSION AT 31/1345Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 31 Oct 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): active lava lakes in Benbow, Marum and Niri Membelsu craters (updated 23 Oct 2018)
Aoba (Vanuatu): Brief strong explosion- ash to 10.5km (35,000ft) (updated 30 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)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): sporadic mild to moderate ash emissions (updated 31 Oct 2018)
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)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Continuing eruptive activity (updated 30 Oct 2018)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 24 Oct 2018)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): seismic unrest (updated 30 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)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): likely lava flows or lava dome extrusion, strombolian activity (updated 30 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)
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)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 8 Oct 2018)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 26 Oct 2018)

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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]

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