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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Jan 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Kerinci, Revent...

Monday Jan 06, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  6 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 6 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  6 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 6 Jan 2020
Lava flows from the summit of Shishaldin volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Lava flows from the summit of Shishaldin volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content from Popocatépetl volcano drifted NE (image: CENAPRED)
Emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content from Popocatépetl volcano drifted NE (image: CENAPRED)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (6 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:05/2320Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): (6 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200106/0000Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (6 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200106/0309Z OVER FL060 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:06/0300Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200106/1619Z OVER FL030 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:06/1610Z

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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070, LAST OBS EXT SW AT 06/0100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Kerinci (Sumatra): (5 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA LAST REPORTED AT 05/0132Z MOV ESE EST VA DTG:05/2205Z

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded an ash plume that reached 20,000 ft - 24,000 ft (6,096 m - 7,300 m) altitude and drifted E-SE.
Seismicity has increased to moderate levels.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): CENAPRED recorded volcano-tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 1.7 at 00:32 local time, 65 minutes of tremor and 136 emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content drifted NE.
No glow visible at night in the crater of the volcano.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 6 January 2020

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 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS OBS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS OBS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA

Volcano Activity Summary for 6 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 6 Jan 2020)
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)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): activity resumes (updated 6 Jan 2020)
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)
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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Sunday, Jan 05, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, Jan 01, 2020
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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