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Volcanic activity worldwide 21 Jan 2019: Stromboli volcano, Dukono, Agung, Reventador, Sakurajima, B...

Monday Jan 21, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strong eruption from Stromboli's western vent this evening
Strong eruption from Stromboli's western vent this evening
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 21 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Planchón-Peteroa volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Planchón-Peteroa volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (20 Jan) The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits.
When observed from close earlier today, there were 6 active vents producing intermittent strombolian explosions of small to large size (see annotated image of the crater terrace with the vents indicated as on a map):
... [read more]

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): (21 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 35 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:21/0520Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)
...20 Jan:
A strong explosion has sent ash to 10km (initially mistaken to be from neighbouring Klyuchevskoy by Tokyo VAAC). KVERT raised the Aviation Colour Code to Red. This is the first activity since the large explosion in December 2017.
...20 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20190120/1908Z FL200 EXTD WNW REPORTED OBS VA DTG:20/2050Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (21 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20190121/0246Z 23NM S OF RJFK FL070 EXTD S REPORTED

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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:21/1030Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...20 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 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT E OBS VA DTG:20/2230Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Agung (Bali): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL140 OBS 21/1945Z OBS VA DTG:21/2000Z
...21 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION WITH NO VA OBSERVED

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: OCNL EM
...21 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EXHALATION 21/0415Z

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 .
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION to 26000 ft (7900 m)
...21 Jan:
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: SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION to 24000 ft (7300 m)
...21 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA WINDS FL180 060/15KT FL240 090/15KT FL300 070/30KT

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA
...20 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires 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: WEAK EMISSION OF VA to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 21 Jan 2019:

Currently erupting:

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Jan 2019)
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)
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 15 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 20 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)
Ambrym (Vanuatu): several lava lakes, currently flank eruption inside the caldera near Marum (updated 20 Jan 2019)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): intermittent mild ash emissions (updated 8 Dec 2018)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): New lava dome (updated 17 Jan 2019)
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)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Dec 2018)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Nov 2018)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jan 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jan 2019)
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)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): sproadic hydrothermal explosions (updated 21 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
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 50 kts in NW direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Jan 18, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (15 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction. ... [more]

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