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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Aug 2019: Stromboli volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono,...

Friday Aug 30, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The major eruption of Stromboli last night (image: LGS)
The major eruption of Stromboli last night (image: LGS)
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 30 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 30 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 29 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 29 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 30 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 30 Aug 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Yesterday evening, activity at the volcano increased again significantly (after having dropped a bit during after the paroxysm on Wed 28 Aug):
First, a lava flow from the NE vent area began again to descend onto the upper Sciara after around 21:35 local time. Then, at at 22h43:41 local time, a very strong explosion occurred, characterized as "major" - this classification meaning it is much stronger than average, but still significantly weaker than the 3 July or 28 Aug paroxysms. It originated from the central / SW crater area and had been preceded by significant rapid ground inflation during the 2 minutes before.
... [read more]

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 35000 ft (10700 m) altitude or flight level 350 .
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY to 35000 ft (10700 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (30 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20190830/0335Z FL080 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:30/0350Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20190830/1800Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:30/1750Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20190830/0945Z OVER ZAIHO FL040 EXTD E REPORTED

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: WEAK INTERMITTENT ERUPTIONS TO FL100 MOV SW

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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL060. 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 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 10-15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: FQT EM to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA HAS DSIPTD IN STLT.

Sangay (Ecuador): (29 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM OBS IN STLT.

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: OCNL EM 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 EMISSION to 25000 ft (7600 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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 30 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 30 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
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (29 Aug) The lava overflow on the upper NE part of the Sciara which had been active following the paroxysm of yesterday seems to have mostly ceased during the night. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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