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Volcanic activity worldwide 13 Jan 2019: Santorini volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Shiveluc...

Sunday Jan 13, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Santorini's earthquakes seen on the seismometer on Nea Kameni's seismic station (image: Univ. Thessaloniki)
Santorini's earthquakes seen on the seismometer on Nea Kameni's seismic station (image: Univ. Thessaloniki)
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 13 Jan 2019
Aerial view of Anak Krakatau island 11 Jan 2019 (image: local guide HPI / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 13 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 13 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Jan 2019
Santorini (Cyclades, Greece): An earthquake swarm has been occurring near the island since this morning. So far, 16 quakes of magnitudes between 2 and 3.9 and at depths ranging between about 30-6 km have been detected.
The quakes are clustered about half way between Santorini's SW end and the Christiana Island group.
... [read more]

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 S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:13/1120Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)
...13 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 .
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:13/0520Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...13 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:12/2320Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (13 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE EMISSIONS TO FL080 EST VA DTG:13/0100Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (13 Jan) 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 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL070 MOV S 10KTS OBS VA DTG:13/0035Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Our correspondent Andi sent us a set of images and the following video, taken a few days ago at Anak Krakatau island, now completely reshaped:
- The crater area has closed to become a lake which showed steaming (no explosions have been recorded since yesterday, as the activity has continued to calm down, perhaps only temporarily).
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EXT SE EST VA DTG:13/1930Z
...13 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EST VA DTG:13/0730Z

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

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: VA EM to 16000 ft (4900 m)
...13 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DETECTED IN STLT

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL LGT VA EMS

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA
...13 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 27000 ft (8200 m)
...12 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires 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: continuous ash emissions to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...13 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions
...13 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ISOLATED EMISSION AT 13/1519Z

Volcano Activity Summary for 13 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): currently relatively calm, intermittent phreatomagmatic explosions from crater lake (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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:

Agung (Bali): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Jan 2019)
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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 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)
Poas (Costa Rica): intermittent low-energy ash emissions, intense degassing (updated 9 Jan 2019)
San Cristobal (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Jan 2019)
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
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Jan 09, 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. ... [more]

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