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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Jan 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Kerinci, Reventador...

Tuesday Jan 07, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Kirishima's Shinmoedake crater seen yesterday (image: MBC webcam)
Kirishima's Shinmoedake crater seen yesterday (image: MBC webcam)
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Explosion from Sakurajima´s Showa crater on 5 January (image: Tarumizu City)
Explosion from Sakurajima´s Showa crater on 5 January (image: Tarumizu City)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Ash emissions from Kerinci volcano on 4 January (image: PVMBG)
Ash emissions from Kerinci volcano on 4 January (image: PVMBG)
Strong vulcanian eruption of Reventador volcano at around midnight 6-7 Jan 2020 (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Strong vulcanian eruption of Reventador volcano at around midnight 6-7 Jan 2020 (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Kirishima (Kyushu): (7 Jan) The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that volcano-tectonic earthquakes have increased since 2 January 2020 due to an eruption.
During the period 1-6 January was recorded 41 volcano-tectonic earthquakes below the Shinmoedake crater.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200107/1800Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded at the Minamidake summit crater 3 eruptions and 1 explosion detected by the seismic network and 21 volcanic earthquakes and 9 tremors associated with the eruptions during the period 3-6 January 2020. Blocks were ejected as far as 1 km away from Showa crater.
An ash plume rose 5,577 ft (1,700 m) above the summit crater.
... [read more]

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200107/1248Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:07/1240Z

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (7 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL020 AT 07/0213Z EST VA DTG:07/0230Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070, LAST OBS EXT SW AT 06/0100Z

Kerinci (Sumatra): Explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 15,000 ft (4,600 m) altitude and drifted into SE direction.

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 30 kts in ENE direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT APPROX 07/1410Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP. STEAM/GAS EMS IN WEB CAM

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): The activity at the volcano remains essentially unchanged at moderate levels. During 4-7 Jan 2020, we visited the volcano and observed strong vulcanian-type explosions at irregular intervals of 4-12 hours.
These eruptions produced loud cannon-shot noises with shock waves that could be heard in many kilometers distance. They ejected incandescent material to over 1 km height and to distances beyond the cone's feet, generating glowing avalanches. Ash plumes rose 1-2 km typically.
... [read more]

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT EMISSIONS OF VA AND GASES to 25000 ft (7600 m)
Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, Jan 06, 2020
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. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
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]

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