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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 May 2019: Fuego volcano, Karymsky, Krakatau, Shiveluch, Dukono, Agung,...

Monday May 06, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  6 May 2019
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 6 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  6 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 6 May 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  5 May 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 5 May 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  6 May 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 6 May 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on  6 May 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 6 May 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  5 May 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 5 May 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): 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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:06/1120Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)
...6 May:
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 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190506/0100Z FL120 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:06/0130Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:06/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
...6 May:
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 S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:06/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
...5 May:
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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20190505/2030Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:05/2030Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (6 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20190506/0001Z FL050 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:06/0000Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (6 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20190506/0529Z OVER FL070 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:06/0520Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (5 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA FOR ERUPTION AT 05/2219Z.

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 EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:06/1740Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...6 May:
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 EXT ESE OBS VA DTG:06/1140Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...5 May:
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: VA OBS TO FL070 EXT ESE AT 05/2310Z. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Agung (Bali): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION TO FL170 OBS AT 06/1455Z OBS VA DTG:06/1525Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA SEEN IN STLT MOV NNE

Reventador (Ecuador): (6 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM NOT OBSD

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: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)
...6 May:
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: continuous ash emissions to 26000 ft (7900 m)
...5 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions
...6 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: continuous ash emissions

Volcano Activity Summary for 6 May 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)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Apr 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 19 Mar 2019)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): frequent small to moderate strombolian eruptions from multiple vents (updated 19 Apr 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)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Very small eruption (updated 3 May 2019)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Feb 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Mar 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jan 2019)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Mar 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 May 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Mar 2019)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 May 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Apr 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): New small ash emissions (updated 15 Oct 2018)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Karymsky (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 S direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, May 03, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (3 May) 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
Thursday, May 02, 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 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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