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Volcanic activity worldwide 23 Jan 2019: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono, Reve...

Wednesday Jan 23, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Aerial view of Etna on 22 Jan 2019 showing the ash plume from the NE crater, view from the west
Aerial view of Etna on 22 Jan 2019 showing the ash plume from the NE crater, view from the west
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 23 Jan 2019
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VOLCANIC ASH EMISSION IS DETECTED OBS VA DTG:23/1800Z
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS INCREASED OBS VA DTG:23/1000Z
...23 Jan:
The volcano continues to be restless, although it has been calming down overall during the past weeks. Small earthquakes, although less in numbers and size (rarely exceeding magnitude 2) continue to occur in clusters under the western, southern and eastern flanks.
On the surface, the NE crater has been producing dense (but rather cold) ash emissions that form a sometimes impressive plume drifting from the summit area.

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 40 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:23/1120Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...23 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 40 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:23/0220Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (23 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20190123/0127Z 20NM SE OF RJFK REPORTED OBS VA DTG:23/0140Z

Manam (Papua New Guinea): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 50000 ft (15200 m) altitude or flight level 500 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL500 MOV W OBS VA DTG:23/1330Z to 50000 ft (15200 m)
...23 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 40000 ft (12200 m) altitude or flight level 400 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: HIGH-IMPACT ERUPTION UNDERWAY OBS VA DTG:23/0448Z to 40000 ft (12200 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 LAST OBS AT 23/0700Z EXT E
...23 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 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:23/0430Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington 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: REMNANT VA FM 23/0305Z AND NEW EM AT 23/1815Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...23 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: REMNANT VA CLD AND NEW LGT EM to 25000 ft (7600 m)
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT APPROX 23/0305Z RPRTD

Fuego (Guatemala): (23 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10-15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA CLD to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONT LGT VA EMS
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA CLD SEEN AT 23/1334Z

Sabancaya (Peru): 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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 27000 ft (8200 m)
...23 Jan:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 10 kts in WSW direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 25000 ft (7600 m)
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
...23 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
...22 Jan:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Volcano Activity Summary for 23 Jan 2019:

Currently erupting:

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 23 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): 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)
Michael (United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 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
Monday, Jan 21, 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (20 Jan) The activity of the volcano remains elevated - magma is still standing high inside its conduits. ... [more]
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]

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