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Volcanic activity worldwide 22 Aug 2019: Karymsky volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Karangetang, Ibu...

Thu, 22 Aug 2019, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Eruption of Karangetang volcano this morning (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Eruption of Karangetang volcano this morning (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 21 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 21 Aug 2019
Eruption of Krakatau this morning (image: PVMBG)
Eruption of Krakatau this morning (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:22/1720Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20190822/1800Z

Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): The activity at the volcano remains high and has little changed since it started at the end of July. A group of VolcanoDiscovery is currently on location during our Volcanoes & Spices tour observed the active lava flow from the south crater as well as vigorous strombolian activity from the northern crater. According to expedition leader Andi, there were even "lava fountains" from it, something Karangetang's northern crater has often produced in the past as well, but still extremely rare to witness from close.
The lava flow is located on the western slope and generates frequent incandescent avalanches, which have remained confined mostly to the upper slopes.

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (21 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 EXT W AT 22/2240Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

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: DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL100, LAST OBS MOV W AT 22/0230Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Another eruption occurred this morning at the volcano, and this time, it was observed by the monitoring camera.
It started at 07:55 WIB local time and lasted 1 minute 47 seconds. It produced thick jets of steam and dark ash, typical of water-magma interaction (as the vent is still submerged), reaching a height of approx. 450 m.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060 OBS VA DTG:22/1915Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Unnamed 18.325°S/174.365°W (Tonga, Tonga Islands): (21 Aug) According to the weekly report from the Smithsonian's GVP, the recent eruption (reported on our Fonualei volcano page) is of this seamount.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

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 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Previous news

Wed, 21 Aug 2019, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 30 kts in SW direction. ... read all
Mon, 19 Aug 2019, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity of the volcano continues at very high levels, perhaps even increasing somewhat compared to the previous week. ... read all
Sun, 18 Aug 2019, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Activity at the volcano remains very high. Frequent and often strong strombolian eruptions occur from several active vents in the crater terrace. ... read all
Sat, 17 Aug 2019, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... read all

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