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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 May 2019: Etna volcano, Karymsky, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono, R...

Thursday May 30, 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 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 30 May 2019
Lava flow from Etna volcano's New SE crater this morning (image: Boris Behcke / facebook)
Lava flow from Etna volcano's New SE crater this morning (image: Boris Behcke / facebook)
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 30 May 2019
Satellite image of Erta Ale from yesterday shows a new hot spot (possible area with new lava flows) on the ESE flank (image: Sentinal-hub)
Satellite image of Erta Ale from yesterday shows a new hot spot (possible area with new lava flows) on the ESE flank (image: Sentinal-hub)
Satellite image from Afdera Lake, the volcano of the same name (east) and the Erta Ale Range north of it with active Erta Ale volcano (red dot), on 27 May 2019. No evidence of the reported new eruption can be seen.
Satellite image from Afdera Lake, the volcano of the same name (east) and the Erta Ale Range north of it with active Erta Ale volcano (red dot), on 27 May 2019. No evidence of the reported new eruption can be seen.
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY IS DECREASING OBS VA DTG:30/1800Z
...30 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ASH EMISSION OCCURS FROM THE SUMMIT OBS VA DTG:30/1100Z
...30 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: LAVA FLOW OBSERVED OVER SE CRATER OBS VA DTG:30/0200Z
...30 May:
A new eruption started overnight: around 3 am local time, a small effusive fissure opened on the south-south-eastern base of the New SE crater and generated a small lava flow which is still active now.
Another lava flow originated from a vent on the SE side on the same cone, near the area where the eruption in Dec 2018 had started.
Seismic activity started to rise last evening, peaked around midnight, then decreased a bit, but has been more or less stable since.

Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
...30 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20190530/0320Z FL240 EXTD W MOV 10KT REPORTED

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
...30 May:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo 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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190530/0350Z FL140 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:30/0450Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (30 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20190530/0729Z FL060 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:30/0720Z

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 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 LAST OBS EXT NW AT 30/0320Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)
...30 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 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 LAST OBS EXT NW AT 30/0320Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW VA EM.

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: ONGOING VA EMS to 17000 ft (5200 m)
...30 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: OCNL EM

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)
...30 May:
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)
...30 May:
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
...30 May:
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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: STRONG PUFF EMISSION to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): A satellite image taken yesterday shows a new hot spot on the SES flank, at about 12 km distance from the summit caldera. Following the report of a possible eruption from the Afdera region, this is likely the area in question and thus becomes a report of Erta Ale volcano instead.
If the thermal signal is from lava, which is very likely, it seems that a new eruptive fissure has opened up there.
... [read more]

Afderà (Ethiopia): (30 May) UPDATE: the new eruption seems to be a fissure event on the ESE flank of Erta Ale shield volcano to the north of the originally reported area.
Original post:
... [read more]
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, May 29, 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 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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 5 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Just few days after the official alert level had been decreased, a massive explosion occurred during the last night at 02:53 local time, generating an ash plume that rose to possibly up to 15 km altitude (50,000ft). ... [more]

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