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Volcanic activity worldwide 18 Nov 2018: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Reventador, Sabanca...

Sunday Nov 18, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Nov 2018
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Nov 2018
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (18 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181118/0249Z FL120 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:18/0310Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (18 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20181118/0754Z FL060 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:18/0750Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (18 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL060 EXT BETWEEN N AND W AT 18/0600Z

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

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

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EMS
...18 Nov:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT DETECTED IN STLT

Sabancaya (Peru): (18 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

Volcano Activity Summary for 18 Nov 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 17 Nov 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)
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): Resumed explosions (updated 15 Nov 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)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): intense strombolian explosions, occasional lava overflows from vents (updated 24 Oct 2018)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): sporadic mild ash emissions (updated 13 Nov 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 18 Nov 2018)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Minor eruption (updated 23 Oct 2018)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): intermittent small explosions, degassing (updated 15 Nov 2018)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent phreatic explosions (updated 1 Jun 2018)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Explosive activity declines, continuing high seismicity (updated 1 Nov 2018)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 13 Nov 2018)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing pyroclastic flows (updated 8 Oct 2018)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 14 Nov 2018)

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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): After a lull of a few weeks, typical explosive behaviour has resumed recently, with a particularly-strong explosion on Tuesday. JMA reports that slight deformation (inflation?) had occurred since November 10. ... [more]

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