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

Saturday Dec 22, 2018 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.
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...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
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