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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Aug 2019: Etna volcano, Fuego, Karymsky, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reven...

Thursday Aug 15, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ash emission from Etna's NE crater this morning (image: guidetna.it webcam)
Ash emission from Etna's NE crater this morning (image: guidetna.it webcam)
Eruption of Karmysky on 13 Aug 2019 (image: Irina Vakhitova / VolcanoDiscovery)
Eruption of Karmysky on 13 Aug 2019 (image: Irina Vakhitova / VolcanoDiscovery)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 15 Aug 2019
Lava flows from the active vent of Piton de la Fournaise volcano last night (image: OVPF)
Lava flows from the active vent of Piton de la Fournaise volcano last night (image: OVPF)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Ash emissions occurred this morning from the northeast crater. It seems that the ash, brownish in color, was cold and composed of older material, likely from internal collapses in the crater (a portion of the crater rim had collapsed a few days ago).
There is currently no eruptive activity at the volcano involving fresh lava and monitoring signals do not suggest an immediate change likely; only a weak thermal anomaly continues to be present from the southeast crater complex.
Of course, this can change very quickly, particularly at a volcano as active as Etna.

Karymsky (Kamchatka): During the past days, the volcano has been very active, producing frequent explosive eruptions with ash emissions that rose up to 3-5 km above the crater.
Our group on the ongoing expedition to Kamchatka's volcanoes was lucky enough to observe this activity from close - they stayed 3 days and 3 nights near the volcano along with scientists from the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of Petropavlovsk.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20190815/1800Z

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 MOV W/NW OBS VA DTG:15/1946Z 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 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:15/1342Z 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 18500 ft (5600 m) altitude or flight level 185 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS IN STLT MOV IN MULT DIRECTONS. to 18500 ft (5600 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EM 15/0921Z

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA RPRT OF VA AT 1305Z

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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): Early this morning, the eruption, which had started on 11 Aug, paused for a bit more than 4 hours and then resumed again at 08:30 local time.
Eruptive activity remained at the second (lower) fissure at approx. 1500 m altitude, but the output rate of magma is now low.
... [read more]
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
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. ... [more]
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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