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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Feb 2019: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Karangetang, Ibu, D...

Wednesday Feb 06, 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  6 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 6 Feb 2019
Active lava flow from Karangetang entering the sea (image: screenshot from embedded video by KompasTV)
Active lava flow from Karangetang entering the sea (image: screenshot from embedded video by KompasTV)
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  6 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 6 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  6 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 6 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on  5 Feb 2019
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 5 Feb 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo 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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:06/1120Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)
...6 Feb:
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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:05/2320Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): The lava flow from the volcano has now crossed the coastal road and reached the sea, where it forms an active delta, effectively enlarging the island a little bit. The lava flow is of 'a'a type with a typical blocky texture.
No significant damage has been reported from the nearby Batubulan village, which is now cut from the eastern part of the island. In case the lava flow widens and or the eruption intensifies further, authorities have been preparing to evacuate the remaining residents from the village by sea using lifeboats.
... [read more]

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S AT 06/1002Z.

Dukono (Halmahera): (6 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 LAST OBS 05/1410Z EXT SW
...6 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 LAST OBS 05/1410Z EXT SW

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: LGT VA EM to 20000 ft (6100 m)

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)
...6 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ONGOING VA EMS
...5 Feb:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS. to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM
...6 Feb:
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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMS OBS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions
...6 Feb:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC 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 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 14000 ft (4300 m)
...6 Feb:
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 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 17000 ft (5200 m)
...6 Feb:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 6 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 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
Tuesday, Feb 05, 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 N direction. ... [more]
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]

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