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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Feb 2020: Fuego volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Ibu, D...

Thursday Feb 06, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
An ash emissions from Klyuchevskoy's volcano (image: KVERT)
An ash emissions from Klyuchevskoy's volcano (image: KVERT)
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from Taal volcano on 5 February (image: PHIVOLCS)
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from Taal volcano on 5 February (image: PHIVOLCS)
Emissions from Kadovar volcano on 4 February (image: Sentinel 2)
Emissions from Kadovar volcano on 4 February (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume and incandescence visible from Ibu volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume and incandescence visible from Ibu volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  6 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 6 Feb 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): KVERT recorded an explosions at volcano that generated an ash plumes which reached approx. 16,400ft-23,000 ft (5,000 m-7,000 m) altitude and drifted 20 km away towards the E direction. Strombolian activity continues from the summit crater.
Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircrafts.
... [read more]

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200206/1200Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:06/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200206/2035Z OVER FL060 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:06/2020Z

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): (6 Feb) PHIVOLCS reported that during 29 January-4 February surveillance cameras observed a white steam plume which reached approx. 3,645 ft (1,111 m) altitude and drifted SW.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 231 tonnes/day.
... [read more]

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (6 Feb) Explosive activity on 5 February from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude and drifted E-SE.

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (6 Feb) PVMBG reported that during 29 January-5 February surveillance cameras observed a white and grey plume which reached approx. 5,003 ft-6,971 ft (1,525 m-2,125 m) altitude and drifted S.
Weather clouds prevented visual observations during 3-4 February.
... [read more]

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (6 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION RECORDED BY SEISMOGRAM OBS VA DTG:06/0229Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EST VA DTG:06/1030Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows: LOW-LEVEL DISCRETE VA EM. to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (6 Feb) 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: VA CLD CONTD SEEN IN SAT. to 19000 ft (5800 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: CONS VA EMS. 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 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLD CONTD AND SEEN IN SAT. 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 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSION to 24000 ft (7300 m)
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Sunday, Feb 02, 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. ... [more]
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]

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