Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
14-27 Mar 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
21-28 Mar 2020: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
28 Mar - 4 Apr 2020: Land of Theseus - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
11-19 Apr 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
4-8 May 2020: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures
Watch volcanoes live on our webcam and online data viewer tool!

 

Volcanic activity worldwide 19 Jan 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Dukono, Reventador, S...

Sunday Jan 19, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 19 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 19 Jan 2020
Recent earthquakes under Taal volcano
Recent earthquakes under Taal volcano
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 19 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 19 Jan 2020
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200119/1800Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200119/1800Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200119/1334Z FL080 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:19/1330Z

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): The volcano's activity has not changed significantly during the past 24 hours and remains at low levels, with weak emissions of steam plumes rising 300 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater and drifting to the southwest mostly.
Internal activity however remains very elevated: since 05:00 to 16:00 local time today, PHIVOLCS' network detected nearly 250 volcanic earthquakes, most of them only detectable with sensitive instruments but including one which was weakly felt in the area and several low-frequency events typical of internal fluid movements.
... [read more]

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (18 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 18/2212Z OBS VA DTG:18/2330Z

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 S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT S OBS VA DTG:19/1800Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: 202001190900Z ERUPTION to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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 EMS SEEN IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DETECTED BY STLT

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VOLCAT ALERT AT 19/1900Z

Sangay (Ecuador): (19 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DISP

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: POSS VA CLD ACT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires 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: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT DATA to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 19 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 8 Jan 2020)
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)
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 8 Jan 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Jan 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Dec 2019)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2016)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 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 17 Jan 2020)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Nov 2019)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Jan 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Jan 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity resumes (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2020)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Jan 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 10 Sep 2019)

Previous news

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: