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Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Nov 2019: Popocatépetl volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Reventador, Sakuraj...

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 5 Nov 2019
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano this morning (image: JMA webcam)
Volcanic plume from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Tarumizu city webcam)
Volcanic plume from Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Tarumizu city webcam)
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 5 Nov 2019
Lava branches on the northwest flank (image: Sentinel 2)
Lava branches on the northwest flank (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Copahue volcano on  5 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Copahue volcano on 5 Nov 2019
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20191105/2006Z FL100 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:05/2010Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20191105/1800Z FL060 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:05/1750Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the number of volcanic earthquakes increased to 20. The amount of volcanic gas (sulfur dioxide) released has increased since the 3rd November.
The volcanic plume reached 1050 m (3 500 ft) altitude.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 5 November 2019

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: EXPLODED AT 20191105/1124Z OVER FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:05/1220Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
...5 Nov:
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 31 eruptions, 18 explosions and few volcanic earthquakes during the period 1 November-5 November 2019.
The volcanic plume reached 3900 m (12 800 ft) altitude.
... [read more]

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL100 EST VA DTG:05/1300Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (5 Nov) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 2000 ft (600 m) altitude or flight level 020 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL020 MOV N OBS VA DTG:05/0321Z to 2000 ft (600 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 EST VA DTG:05/1800Z

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): (5 Nov) AVO reported that lava is overflowing the summit crater and the lava flow on the northwest flank has increased in length. Satellite data on Sunday afternoon show that the flow has developed two branches, each extending for about 1000 meters (0.62 miles). Volcanic debris flows (lahars) have also increased in length and now extend as far as 2 km (1.2 miles) on the north and south flanks.
Incandescence continues to be observed in overnight webcam images and satellite data show deposits of hot lava spatter on the summit cone due to minor explosive activity and/or lava fountaining.
... [read more]

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 .
The full report is as follows: POSS VA EMS SEEN IN STLT. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: POSS ONGOING VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSION

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 11000 ft (3400 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSION to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Nov 04, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The volcano's lava dome remains in a very active state. Yesterday evening around 17:00 local time, an explosion or a pyroclastic flow (caused by larger rockfalls) or a combination of both generated a relatively large ash plume: ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Nov 03, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 30 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Nov 01, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (1 Nov) 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 10 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (31 Oct) A small amount of ash began to be visible in gas-and-steam emissions at Klyuchevskoy beginning at 10:20 on 24 October, prompting Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) to raise the Aviation Color Code to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale). ... [more]

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