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Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Jan 2019: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono, Reven...

Wednesday Jan 09, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Seismic signal of this night's quake under Etna (image: INGV Catania)
Seismic signal of this night's quake under Etna (image: INGV Catania)
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on  9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 9 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Planchón-Peteroa volcano on  8 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Planchón-Peteroa volcano on 8 Jan 2019
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (9 Jan) The volcano remains restless in form of earthquakes. A magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 2 km depth beneath the northeastern rift zone occurred early this morning at 00:50 am.
Some residents in the area, e.g. from Linguaglossa town reported to have been woken up by the tremor (detail info for this earthquake).
Whether the earthquake is caused by magma intrusion in this area prone to flank eruptions or of other origin (tectonic adjustment of the east flank) is unclear.

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:09/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...9 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:09/0520Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20190109/0927Z OVER FL080 STNR OBS VA DTG:09/0920Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL070 EXT SW LAST OBS 09/0250Z EST VA DTG:09/1330Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...9 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EST VA DTG:09/0130Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EM to 21000 ft (6400 m)
...9 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)
...8 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EMS OBS MOV W

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM
...9 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV W to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: VA EM to 14000 ft (4300 m)
...9 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EM AT 09/1058Z
...9 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)
...9 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSIONS

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
...8 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA DETECTED

Volcano Activity Summary for 9 Jan 2019:

Currently erupting:

Ambrym (Vanuatu): several lava lakes, currently flank eruption inside the caldera near Marum (updated 17 Dec 2018)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): intermittent ash eruptions (updated 5 Jan 2019)
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)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): stromolian and phreatomagmatic explosions (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2019)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome in summit crater, incandescent rockfalls from dome (updated 6 Jan 2019)
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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Dec 2018)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Dec 2018)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): weak explosions, growing lava dome (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): growing lava dome, mild strombolian activity in summit crater (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Jan 2019)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): near-continuous spattering, intense strombolian activity from several vents (updated 6 Jan 2019)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2019)
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)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): small ash emissions from NE crater (updated 9 Jan 2019)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Significant increase in activity; alert level raised (updated 22 Dec 2018)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Minor eruption (updated 23 Oct 2018)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): intermittent small explosions, degassing (updated 15 Nov 2018)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 5 Jan 2019)
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)
Soputan (North Sulawesi, Indonesia): Volcano slowly calming down (updated 19 Dec 2018)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 28 Dec 2018)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Jan 07, 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (7 Jan) The activity remains very intense at the volcano. Continuous spattering and sometimes very strong, lava-rich explosions occur from the NE summit vents in particular. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Jan 06, 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity remains very intense at the volcano. Continuous spattering and sometimes very strong, lava-rich explosions occur from the NE summit vents in particular. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 20 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The volcano continues to show signs of unrest. A swarm of shallow small earthquakes has been occurring under the SW flank during the past days and seems to be increasing. ... [more]

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