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Volcanic activity worldwide 14 Aug 2019: Etna volcano, Stromboli, Fuego, Karymsky, Popocatépetl, Ib...

Wednesday Aug 14, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Above: strombolian eruptions from the northern vent cluster at Stromboli; below: ash-rich eruption from the cinder cone in the CS crater area (image: INGV Catania)
Above: strombolian eruptions from the northern vent cluster at Stromboli; below: ash-rich eruption from the cinder cone in the CS crater area (image: INGV Catania)
Satellite image of Etna volcano today
Satellite image of Etna volcano today
Eruption of Popocatépetl a few minutes ago
Eruption of Popocatépetl a few minutes ago
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity at the volcano remains elevated and has not changed much, although it appears to have decreased a bit during the past days.
Numerous vents are active on the crater, producing medium to strong explosions at short intervals of few minutes.
... [read more]

Etna (Sicily, Italy): The summit area of the volcano has been reopened for excursions with authorized mountain guides today.

Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:14/1120Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): SVERT reported that an ash plume from Sarychev Peak rose to 2.7 km (9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 50 km SE on 11 August, based on Tokyo VAAC notices. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow.

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20190814/1200Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (14 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL070 EXT TO N AT 14/0233Z.

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): 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 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSION TO FL100 LAST OBS AT 14/1240Z, MOV W 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 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 LAST OBS AT 14/0730Z, EXT NNE to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS OBS to 22000 ft (6700 m)
...14 Aug:
The volcano has increased its activity with more frequent individual explosions: during the last 24 hours, 160 exhalations (passive emissions of steam, gas and/or ash), 548 minutes of low amplitude tremor, and a comparably large number of 16 explosions occurred.
Seven of these occurred yesterday at 09:33, 13:25, 16:00, 16:38, 17:35, 20:44 and 23:27 local time, the others today at 00:15, 01:28, 02:12, 02:35, 02:50, 03:16, 06:20, 07:13 and 08:46. Ash plumes rose to approx. 20-24,000 ft (6-7 km) altitude.
... [read more]

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

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS NEW 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 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 .
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSION

Volcano Activity Summary for 14 Aug 2019:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Nov 2017)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Jul 2019)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): new fissure vent on lower ESE flank with new lava flows (updated 9 Jul 2019)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jun 2019)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Jul 2019)
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 10 Jul 2019)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 9 Sep 2016)
Pacaya (Guatemala): mild strombolian activity in Mackenney crater and lava flow on NE side (updated 21 Jun 2019)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): lava flows traveling down the Grandes Pentes (updated 13 Aug 2019)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Aug 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)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 May 2019)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Jul 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): intense strombolian explosions and lava overflows from summit crater terrace (updated 14 Aug 2019)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Asama (Honshu): ash eruption on 7 Aug 2019 (updated 8 Aug 2019)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Jul 2019)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Aug 2019)
Colima (Western Mexico): intermittent small explosions and steam/gas emissions (updated 21 Jun 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Aug 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Jul 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jul 2019)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 May 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Aug 2019)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Jul 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): active lava lake in summit caldera (updated 5 Jan 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Oct 2018)
Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): ash emissions (updated 14 Aug 2019)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Explosive activity declines, continuing high seismicity (updated 18 Jul 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Small lava lake deep in summit crater (updated 24 Jul 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jul 2019)
Ubinas (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2019)
Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): steaming, residual activity in summit crater (updated 4 Aug 2019)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Aug 2019)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (12 Aug) 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 5 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Aug 11, 2019
Karymsky (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. ... [more]

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