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Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Feb 2019: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Karangetang, Dukono...

Monday Feb 04, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  4 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 4 Feb 2019
Karangetang's lava flow seen on 3 Feb 2019 by satellite (image: SENTINEL 2 - ESA/Copernicus)
Karangetang's lava flow seen on 3 Feb 2019 by satellite (image: SENTINEL 2 - ESA/Copernicus)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  4 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 4 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  3 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 3 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on  3 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 3 Feb 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
...4 Feb:
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 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190204/0900Z FL130 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:04/0950Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): The ongoing eruption of the volcano has started to cause severe problems: the active lava flow headed towards the north, following an erosion gully, has reached the area of Batubulan village.
It threatens to cut the road and reach the coast where a small fishing harbor is located; as of yesterday evening, its front was only 200 m away from the coast where the ring road is located. Authorities have evacuated a small number (22 according to local news) of villagers whose houses are in the direct path of the lava flow.
... [read more]
...4 Feb:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV TO SW AT 03/2330Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

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 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:04/1945Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...4 Feb:
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 OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 04/0720Z. to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...3 Feb:
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 OBS TO FL070 MOV TO W AT 03/2300Z. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash
...3 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EXHALATION 03/2302

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: CONS VA EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)
...4 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONS VA EMS

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
...4 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

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 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 17000 ft (5200 m)
...4 Feb:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 10 kts in SSE direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): (4 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF GASES AND VA
...3 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Volcano Activity Summary for 4 Feb 2019:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Nov 2017)
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 24 Jan 2019)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): mild eruption from north crater with lava flow and mild strombolian activity (updated 4 Feb 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 24 Jan 2019)
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 29 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)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Cleveland (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): New lava dome (updated 17 Jan 2019)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Feb 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jan 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): currently relatively calm, intermittent phreatomagmatic explosions from crater lake (updated 24 Jan 2019)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jan 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Feb 2019)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 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)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): intense strombolian activity from Otake crater (updated 28 Dec 2018)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Feb 03, 2019
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 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Feb 02, 2019
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 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Jan 31, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (31 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 20 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Jan 30, 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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