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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Mar 2019: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Bromo, Shiveluch, Dukono, Ker...

Friday Mar 15, 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 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 14 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 14 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:15/1720Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:15/0520Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20190314/2330Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:14/2330Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): The anticipated significant explosion has occurred . The altitude of the resulting ash plume is the same as the one in December 2017. Aviation Colour Code remains at Red.
...15 Mar:
Activity has been increasing over the last few days and has done so significantly in the last 12 or so hours. KVERT reports many avalanches from the lava dome (due to new lava being extruded) and a low level ash plume is ongoing.

The Aviation Colour Code has been raised to Red because there is a strong chance of a new large explosion- the most recent was in January.
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:15/1120Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20190315/0450Z FL100 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:15/0450Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (14 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20190314/2232Z FL100 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:14/2230Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (15 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20190315/0620Z FL050 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:15/0620Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)
...14 Mar:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20190314/2245Z FL080 EXTD N OBS VA DTG:14/2240Z

Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 MOV N.
...15 Mar:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 MOV N.
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL100 LAST OBS EXT NE AT 14/0025Z OBS VA DTG:15/0025Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050 MOV SSE. to 5000 ft (1500 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050 MOV SSE. to 5000 ft (1500 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050 OBS VA DTG:15/0720Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)
...15 Mar:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050, LAST OBS EXT SSE AT 14/0640Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Kerinci (Sumatra): (15 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140 EXT W OBS VA DTG:15/0050Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Agung (Bali): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W AT 15/1027Z.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS. to 22000 ft (6700 m)
...15 Mar:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: CONS EM

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: LGT VA EMS OBS

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EM

Sabancaya (Peru): 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: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 24000 ft (7300 m)
...15 Mar:
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: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 15 Mar 2019:

Currently erupting:

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): Powerful explosion to 15km (50,000ft) (updated 15 Mar 2019)
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 15 Feb 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Mar 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Mar 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)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2019)
Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Feb 2019)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Feb 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Feb 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jan 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jan 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Feb 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Mar 2019)
Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Mar 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): crater glow, probably stormbolian explosions from Ontake crater (updated 12 Mar 2019)

Previous news
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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (13 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (12 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (11 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): The volcano remains in a state of elevated activity. Several strong explosions have occurred during the past days, producing ash plumes that rose up to 3-4 km above the volcano, as VAAC Tokyo frequently reports. ... [more]

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