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Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Dec 2019: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, San...

Thursday Dec 12, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this morning (image: INGV Catania webcam)
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 11 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 11 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Sangeang Api volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 12 Dec 2019
Steam plume rising from White Island (image: Geonet webcam)
Steam plume rising from White Island (image: Geonet webcam)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The activity at the volcano continues with little variation: mild to moderate strombolian explosions are occurring at the New SE crater's summit vent.
Activity in the Bocca Nuova and Voragine summit craters seems to have decreased, but probably continues as well.

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (11 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20191211/2200Z FL140 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:11/2200Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20191212/1200Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:12/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo 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 S direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:12/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL080, LAST OBS MOV W AT 12/0850Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL060, LAST OBS EXT SE AT 12/0050Z.

White Island (New Zealand): The activity at the volcano remains elevated, with high levels of volcanic tremor indicating internal fluid movements and instability. However, no further eruptions have occurred since the fatal one on Monday 9 Dec.
According to Geonet, who monitor the volcano closely, "there is a medium likelihood (50-60%) of future eruptive activity in the next 24 hours. The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2."
... [read more]

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 35 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: 20191212/1610Z ERUPTION to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM TO BTWN FL210 AND FL220.

Fuego (Guatemala): 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: LGT VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL VA EMS.

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM AT ARND 1320Z MOVG SSE.

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 05 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS
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Etna (Sicily, Italy): Activity at the volcano has increased during the past 24 hours. Mild to moderate strombolian activity resumed at the New SE crater's summit vent and has been intensifying. ... [more]

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