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Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Jan 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Krakatau, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay,...

Thursday Jan 09, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on  9 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 9 Jan 2020
Explosion from Suwanosejima’s crater today (image: JMA)
Explosion from Suwanosejima’s crater today (image: JMA)
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite on 31 December (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite on 31 December (image: Sentinel 2)
Steam plume rising from White Island (image: GeoNet )
Steam plume rising from White Island (image: GeoNet )
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  9 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 9 Jan 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (9 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200109/0123Z FL100 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:09/0120Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200109/1200Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (9 Jan) 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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20200109/0430Z 15NM SE OF RJFK FL080 EXTD SE to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded on 28 December minor eruption at volcano’s Ontake Crater. Explosions were recorded on 31 December and 3 January. An ash plume rose 2,624 ft (800 m) above the crater.
Incandescence continues to be observed at night during 28 Dec-3 Jan.
... [read more]

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (9 Jan) On 31 December PVMBG recorded that gray ash plumes rose 2,200 m above the summit and on 5 January an ash plume reached 4,307 ft (1,313 m) altitude.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to remain outside of the 2-km-radius hazard zone from the crater.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1-7 Jan 2020

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL060, LAST OBS EXT NW AT 09/0040Z

White Island (New Zealand): GeoNet recorded strong and hot emissions of gases and steam plumes that occured and continue since 9 December, causing a glow that is seen on infrared cameras. Occasional minor ash emissions can be emitted from the active vent due to erosion.
Seismicity remains at low level with periods of low amplitude tremor.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS NEW VA EM

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

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 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL VA CLDS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 28000 ft (8500 m)
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Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020
Kirishima (Kyushu): (7 Jan) The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that volcano-tectonic earthquakes have increased since 2 January 2020 due to an eruption. ... [more]
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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