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Volcanic activity worldwide 28 Aug 2019: Stromboli volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Shiveluc...

Wednesday Aug 28, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The lava flow in the northern part of Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening (image: LBZ webcam)
The lava flow in the northern part of Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco this evening (image: LBZ webcam)
Today's explosion at Stromboli; note the impacts of bombs on the upper slopes (image: Francesca Utano / VolcanoDiscovery)
Today's explosion at Stromboli; note the impacts of bombs on the upper slopes (image: Francesca Utano / VolcanoDiscovery)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Following today's paroxysm, which surely has again significantly changed morphology of the crater terrace, a new lava flow started to descend on the upper Sciara del Fuoco from the NE vent area.
It probably started shortly or during the eruption at noon and seems to have increased a bit in the evening. Currently, its most advanced fronts seem to be about half way down the slope. Incandescent blocks detach from it and roll down towards the shore.
... [read more]
...28 Aug:
Another major explosion has occurred at the volcano minutes ago at 12:18 local time.
Details are yet unclear, but from the image we received from Stromboli, it was another massive explosion from the summit vents, producing an ash plume that rose probably a few km, ejected bombs to the upper slopes of the volcano and caused a pyroclastic flow that traveled down the Sciara into the sea.
... [read more]

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (27 Aug) The recently reported eruption on 25 Aug alerting of an ash plume as high as 70,000 ft (21300 m) did not take place.
There is no data (satellite-based, direct observations etc) to confirm an eruption of this magnitude.
... [read more]

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.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE EMISSIONS TO FL100 OBS VA DTG:28/1955Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA FOR ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMIC DATA OBS VA DTG:28/1830Z

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 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 OBS VA DTG:28/2035Z to 6000 ft (1800 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 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS VA EM AT 28/1010Z

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 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 28 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 19 Aug 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): lava flow from southern crater, strombolian activity (updated 22 Aug 2019)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 27 Aug 2019)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Aug 2019)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): ash emissions, weak strombolian explosions (updated 16 Dec 2017)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Asama (Honshu): occasional steam/ash emissions, unrest (updated 26 Aug 2019)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Colima (Western Mexico): intermittent small explosions and steam/gas emissions (updated 21 Jun 2019)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): currently calm, strong steaming from summit craters (updated 26 Aug 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jul 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Aug 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): lava spattering from cone in crater (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 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)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Aug 2019)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (26 Aug) The volcano observatory (INGV Catania) announced that the intermittent ash emissions from the NE crater, which had been occurring at fluctuating intensity during the past few days ceased yesterday morning. No new emissions were observed after 08:38 local time. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (25 Aug) The level of activity at the volcano remains very high, with little significant changes during the past days: ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (24 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 5 kts in SE direction. ... [more]

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