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Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Feb 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Ibu, Dukono, Reykjanes...

Sunday Feb 02, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Earthquakes under the Reykjanes peninsula during the past 7 days
Earthquakes under the Reykjanes peninsula during the past 7 days
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on  2 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 2 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  1 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 1 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  2 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 2 Feb 2020
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): The seismic crisis on the Reykjanes peninsula continues. It shows no signs of weakening, but has intensified during the past days.
While hundreds of small quakes have been occurring each day, several tremors have now reached magnitudes above 3, the largest one being a felt quake on Friday with magnitude 4.3 at 6 km depth 4.3 km NNE of Grindavík.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200202/1200Z FL060 EXTD N OBS VA DTG:02/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:02/0820Z to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL050 AT 02/0740Z MOV ESE to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (2 Feb) 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 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S OBS VA DTG:02/0025Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (1 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV N OBS VA DTG:01/2335Z

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 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 LAST OBS AT 02/1500Z EXT SW to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NEW EMS OBS

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

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: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 2 Feb 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jan 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Jan 2020)
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): strombolian activity from Voragine summit crater (updated 1 Feb 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 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): effusion of lava flows from summit vent, reaching the sea (updated 29 Jan 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): no significant change in activity since the last update (updated 29 Jan 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 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 29 Jan 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Jan 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Jan 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): actively growing lava dome (updated 31 Jan 2020)
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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Aug 2019)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jan 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Jan 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Jan 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): sporadic phreatic explosions, increases seismic activity (updated 1 Feb 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Jan 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2020)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Jan 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Mild to moderate summit activity continues at the volcano. In particular, the strombolian activity from the intra-crater cone inside the Voragine (Central) summit crater, has resumed during the past days and sometimes produces impressive fireworks of incandescent lava being thrown much higher than the crater rim. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): KVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Klyuchevskoy was identified in satellite images. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Jan 30, 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 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]

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