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Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Jan 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Kerinci, Reventador...

Friday Jan 03, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian eruption at Krakatau volcano (image: PVMBG)
Strombolian eruption at Krakatau volcano (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  3 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 3 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  3 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 3 Jan 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (3 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200103/0053Z FL100 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:03/0110Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200103/1800Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:03/1750Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200103/1929Z OVER FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:03/1920Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): On 29 December PVMBG recorded an ash plume that rose 656 ft (200 m) above the summit and drifted N.
On 30 December satellite images suggested that the crater lake was almost gone, replaced by tephra deposits and a growing cone.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070, LAST OBS AT 03/0130Z EXT NE. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Kerinci (Sumatra): (3 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION REPORTED TO FL140 AT 03/0232Z OBS VA DTG:03/0300Z

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage 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: ERUPTION AT 03/1852Z PER PILOT REPORT SUBSEQUENTLY CONFIRMED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS SEEN IN WEB CAM AND STLT

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows: POSS ONGOING VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

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

Volcano Activity Summary for 3 Jan 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 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 12 Dec 2019)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Dec 2019)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Nov 2019)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): lava flow from crater 1 and frequent incandescent rockfalls, glow from crater 2 (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Jan 2020)
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 30 Dec 2019)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): strombolian eruption, effusion of lava flows (updated 12 Dec 2019)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): no significant change in activity since the last update (updated 3 Dec 2019)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2017)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Dec 2019)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Jan 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Dec 2019)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Dec 2019)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Nov 2019)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): strombolian explosions of small to moderate size from multiple vents (updated 1 Jan 2020)
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 2 Jan 2020)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Heard (Australia, Southern Indian Ocean): active lava flow on upperr SW flank (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jul 2019)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Nov 2019)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): increased volcanic activity continues (updated 18 Nov 2019)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Dec 2019)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity resumes (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): new eruption since 7 Dec, volcanic tremor (updated 27 Dec 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Nov 2019)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 10 Sep 2019)
White Island (New Zealand): Significant increase in seismic tremor, police investigation (updated 28 Dec 2019)

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Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity of the volcano has been fluctuating between high and medium levels. It is characterized by strombolian explosions from multiple vents in the crater terrace with averages of 22 events per hour during the past day. ... [more]

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