Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Aug 2019: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Piton de ...

Fri, 16 Aug 2019, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 15 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 15 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 16 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 16 Aug 2019
Eruption of Popocatépetl this afternoon (image: Volcanes de México webcams)
Eruption of Popocatépetl this afternoon (image: Volcanes de México webcams)
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 16 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 16 Aug 2019
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (15 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20190815/2227Z FL060 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:15/2230Z

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 OBS VA DTG:16/1945Z 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 NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT NW OBS VA DTG:16/1910Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): The level of activity of the volcano remains high, with frequent moderate to strong explosions, which often produce ash plumes of several kilometers height and eject lava bombs and blocks to up to approx. 1 km distance from the crater.
In its latest report a few hours ago, CENAPRED reported that during the most recent 24 hour interval, the volcano produced 162 exhalations (passive emissions of steam, gas and low amounts of ash), 13 explosions at 00:34, 01:00, 01:45 (image 1), 01:47, 02:08, 02:27, 02:33, 03: 20, 03:39, 05:56, 06:44, 08:10 and 08:27 local time, as well as 711 minutes of tremor.
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Fuego (Guatemala): (16 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EM 16/0741Z

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 25000 ft (7600 m)

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

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): (16 Aug) The eruption paused again or ended last night at about 22:00 local time, following a period of 6 hours with pulsating gas emissions.
It is impossible to determine whether the latest eruption has now ended or just pauses, something the next days will show.

Volcano Activity Summary for 16 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 7 Aug 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): intermittent ash emissions and strombolian explosions (updated 15 Aug 2019)
Masaya (Nicaragua): active lava lake ini summit crater (updated 12 Jul 2016)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): slowly growing lava dome, rockfalls and small pyroclastic flows (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): mild strombolian activity in Mackenney crater and lava flow on NE side (updated 21 Jun 2019)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Aug 2019)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): weak eruptions, occasional crater incandescence (updated 7 Aug 2019)
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 7 Aug 2019)
Awu (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Aug 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): sporadic ash emissions from NE crater (updated 15 Aug 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jul 2019)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 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): lava spattering from cone in crater (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): recent eruption ends or pauses 15 Aug 2019 evening (updated 16 Aug 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): ash emissions (updated 14 Aug 2019)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): increased seismic activity, steam emissions (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Small lava lake deep in summit crater (updated 7 Aug 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 7 Aug 2019)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Aug 2019)

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