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Volcanic activity worldwide 21 Dec 2018: Fuego volcano, Krakatau, Shiveluch, Dukono, Reventador, Sak...

Friday Dec 21, 2018 21:00 PM |

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 20 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 20 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Dec 2018
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (21 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181221/0532Z FL210 REPORTED OBS VA DTG:21/0550Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (21 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20181221/0831Z OVER FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:21/0820Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (20 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSIONS TO FL020 OBS TO N OBS VA DTG:20/2342Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL060 EXT E LAST OBS 21/0600Z OBS VA DTG:21/1220Z

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

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

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

Volcano Activity Summary for 21 Dec 2018:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): several lava lakes, currently flank eruption inside the caldera near Marum (updated 17 Dec 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): strombolian activity and lava flows from New SE crater, intermittent strombolian explosions in Bocca Nuova and NE crater (updated 13 Dec 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 19 Dec 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)
Pacaya (Guatemala): strombolian activity in summit crater, lava flow effusion (updated 29 Apr 2018)
Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Continuous mild ash emissions (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): intermittent explosions of varying size, ash emissions (updated 16 Dec 2018)
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 20 Dec 2018)
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)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 8 Dec 2018)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): strombolian activity, lava flow effusion on northern flank (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): 80 m diameter circular lava flow observed in summit crater, low seismic unrest (updated 13 Dec 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)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): likely lava flows or lava dome extrusion, strombolian activity (updated 25 Nov 2018)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Very strong explosive eruption (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): intermittent small explosions, degassing (updated 15 Nov 2018)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): intermittent phreatic explosions (updated 1 Jun 2018)
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania): effusion of natrocarbonatite lava inside the pit crater in the northern main crater (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): growing lava dome (updated 20 Nov 2018)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): Volcano slowly calming down (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Eruption eases, color code back to orange (updated 20 Dec 2018)

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