Contact | RSS | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU

Volcanic activity worldwide 22 Dec 2018: Fuego volcano, Krakatau, Shiveluch, Karangetang, Dukono, Re...

Sat, 22 Dec 2018, 21:00
21:00 PM |
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Minor ash emission yesterday. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Minor ash emission yesterday. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Saturated seismic signal at Krakatau this morning, showing strong tremor and continuous explosions (image: Krakatau volcano observatory via Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery)
Saturated seismic signal at Krakatau this morning, showing strong tremor and continuous explosions (image: Krakatau volcano observatory via Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Dec 2018
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181222/1633Z FL200 REPORTED OBS VA DTG:22/2010Z
...21 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20181221/2139Z FL200 REPORTED OBS VA DTG:21/2200Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20181222/1312Z FL080 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:22/1310Z
...22 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20181222/0004Z 5NM SE OF RJFK FL080 EXTD E REPORTED

Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): The alert level has been raised to 3 (Siaga) due to a sustained, large increase in seismicity and new minor ash emissions.

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (22 Dec) Another strong eruptive phase (paroxysm) is currently going on at the volcano.
Seismicity at Anak Krakatau has sharply increased during the past days and now shows continuous explosive/effusive activity. The observatory informed us that a lava flow is occurring from the summit vent, likely accompanied by lava fountaining, similar to what we observed in Sep and Nov during our latest expeditions to Krakatau.
... [read more]
...22 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL060 EXT E OBS VA DTG:22/0725Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (22 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 EXT E OBS VA DTG:22/0620Z

Santiago (Galápagos Islands, Ecuador): (22 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EXHALATION 22/0358

Fuego (Guatemala): (22 Dec) 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: VA NOT OBSD

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA
...22 Dec:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA

Previous news

Show more
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Support us - Help us upgrade our services!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Design upgrade
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Sources: VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoAdventures and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most text and images on our websites are owned by us. Re-use is generally not permitted without authorization. Contact us for licensing rights.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
VolcanoDiscovery Home
Volcanoes | Earthquakes | Photos | Volcano News | App
Adventure & Study Travel
Tours to Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas: walking tours, photo tours, study tours
Tours & Dates | FAQ | About us
Get our newsletter!
Company info
Contact | Legal info | Terms & conditions
Follow us
Follow us on facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Visit our Youtube channel
EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
VolcanoDiscovery GmbH, Germany, Reg. nr.: HRB 103744, EU Tax Id: DE 310 395 322 owned and created by
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist, volcano photographer, tour organizer member of
IAVCEI
Volcanological Society
Ecotourism Greece
Insured by R+V
VolcanoDiscovery © 2004- All Rights Reserved | Privacy - cookie settings