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Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Feb 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Ibu, Dukono, Reventado...

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  5 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 5 Feb 2020
Eruption of Kuchinoerabujima volcano on 3 February (image: Twitter)
Eruption of Kuchinoerabujima volcano on 3 February (image: Twitter)
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  5 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 5 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  5 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 5 Feb 2020
An ash emissions from Semeru volcano on 2 February (image: PVMBG)
An ash emissions from Semeru volcano on 2 February (image: PVMBG)
Eruption of Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Eruption of Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200205/1800Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:05/1750Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (5 Feb) The volcanic activity continues on Kuchierabu Island.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded small eruptions after the eruption on 3 February.
... [read more]

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200205/1408Z FL090 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:05/1400Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA TO FL060, LAST OBS MOV SE AT 05/0130Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 14,000 ft (4,300 m) altitude and drifted into various directions.
There is a 1 km exclusion zone around the active crater in place.

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EXT E EST VA DTG:05/1720Z

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: INTMT VA ACT. to 19000 ft (5800 m)
...5 Feb:
CENAPRED recorded 3 volcano-tectonic earthquakes at 20:48 and 20:50 local time yesterday, at 03:26 local time today with magnitude M 2.7, 1.7 and 1.7. Additionally recorded 97 minutes of tremor and 104 emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content.
The plumes were drifted towards the east-northeast direction.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano activity update 5 February 2020

Fuego (Guatemala): 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: ONGOING VA ACT. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): 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: CONTG VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

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 CLD OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 14000 ft (4300 m)

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 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 5 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 4 Feb 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)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): the activity of the volcano continues to be elevated (updated 5 Feb 2020)
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 5 Feb 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 4 Feb 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Jan 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Jan 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 5 Feb 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)
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 3 Feb 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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