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Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Jan 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Dukono, Reventador, S...

Monday Jan 20, 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 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Depth vs time of earthquakes beneath Taal volcano during the past days
Depth vs time of earthquakes beneath Taal volcano during the past days
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 20 Jan 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (20 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200120/0015Z FL100 EXTD ENE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:20/0030Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200120/1800Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (20 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200120/0000Z FL030 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:19/2350Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (20 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200120/0532Z OVER FL050 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:20/0520Z

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): The surface activity from the main crater of the volcano continued to slowly decrease, characterized by steady steam emission and infrequent weak explosions that generated ash plumes rising 500 to 1000 meters and dispersing light ash to the southwest.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions remains elevated at an average of 4353 tonnes/day.
Seismic activity has been intense and increased a bit compared to yesterday: The Taal Volcano Network, which can record very small local earthquakes undetectable otherwise, recorded 673 volcanic earthquakes including twelve 12 low-frequency earthquakes. "Such intense seismic activity likely signifies continuous magmatic intrusion beneath the Taal edifice, which may lead to further eruptive activity." (PHIVOLCS)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (20 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 19/2252Z OBS VA DTG:20/0010Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL060 OBS VA DTG:20/1800Z to 6000 ft (1800 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 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 30 kts in ESE direction.
The full report is as follows: RESIDUAL VA FM 20200119/0900Z ERUPTION. to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: PSBL VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS. to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PSBL VA CLD SEEN IN STLT

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA SEEN IN STLT

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

Volcano Activity Summary for 20 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 20 Jan 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 10 Sep 2019)

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