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Volcanic activity worldwide 8 Nov 2019: Shiveluch volcano, Dukono, Reventador, Sakurajima, Sangeang ...

Friday Nov 08, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 8 Nov 2019
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (image: @volcanohull / public domain)
Eruption of Sakurajima volcano this morning (image: @volcanohull / public domain)
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on  8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  8 Nov 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 8 Nov 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 20 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20191108/1930Z FL120 EXTD N OBS VA DTG:08/1950Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20191108/1200Z FL080 EXTD N OBS VA DTG:08/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:08/1120Z to 22000 ft (6700 m)
...8 Nov:
The activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past few weeks, in particular since the end of October.
Vulcanian-type explosions have been occurring at rates of 4-6 per day on average, mainly (or exclusively?) from the Minamidake summit crater and producing ash plumes that often reach 10,000 ft or more.
... [read more]

Manam (Papua New Guinea): (8 Nov) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin 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: DISCRETE EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON SAT TO FL150 MOV WNW to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT ERUPTIONS UP TO FL100 LAST OBS MOV W AT 08/0830Z.

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 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA OBS TO FL060 EXT SSE AT 08/1150Z. to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSSIBLE VA EM AT 08/0950Z

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: ONGOING VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires 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: continuous ash emissions to 10000 ft (3000 m)

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

Volcano Activity Summary for 8 Nov 2019:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Nov 2019)
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)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Oct 2019)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Oct 2019)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): active lava flow on upperr SW flank (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2018)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Aug 2019)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Oct 2019)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): continuing lava flows (updated 25 Oct 2019)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Nov 2019)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Nov 2019)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 May 2019)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Oct 2019)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): a low-level eruption of volcano continues (updated 5 Nov 2019)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Nov 2019)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Strombolian activity from several vents, mainly western and eastern vent (updated 19 Oct 2019)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): strombolian activity from southern and northern vents, occasional small lava ponds visible (updated 28 Oct 2019)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Oct 2019)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jul 2019)
Kikai (Ryukyu Islands): steaming at summit crater of Iodake, occasional weak glows (updated 7 Nov 2019)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): occasional minor ash emissions (updated 31 Oct 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Sep 2019)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): increasing volcanic activity and number of volcanic earthquakes and gas (updated 5 Nov 2019)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Nov 2019)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Oct 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): lava spattering from cone in crater (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): eruptive activity since 25 October 2019 stopped (updated 29 Oct 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Oct 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jul 2019)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 10 Sep 2019)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Nov 07, 2019
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (7 Nov) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction. ... [more]
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]

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