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Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Feb 2020: Etna volcano, Fuego, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Re...

Sunday Feb 09, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian activity and intra-crater lava flow from Etna's Voragine (image: M Rietze)
Strombolian activity and intra-crater lava flow from Etna's Voragine (image: M Rietze)
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on  9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano on 9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  9 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 9 Feb 2020
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive-effusive activity continues from the new cinder cone vent in the Voragine summit crater.
Our friend Martin Rietze visited the volcano during the past days and observed: "... ongoing activity from the new Voragine crater, producing a lava flow into Bocca Nova crater depression. Nearly permanent strombolian activity with sometimes (all 20min roughly) bigger explosions, accompanied by shock waves and up to 300m high, maybe more."

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (8 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200208/2143Z FL200 EXTD NW REPORTED OBS VA DTG:08/2210Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20200209/1800Z

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (9 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200209/0050Z FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:09/0050Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200209/1626Z OVER FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:09/1610Z

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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070, LAST OBS AT 09/0920Z EXT SSW to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): 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 and is moving at 20-25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 24000 ft (7300 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: ONGOING VA EMS to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC EMISSION OF VA

Volcano Activity Summary for 9 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, intra-crater lava flow (updated 9 Feb 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Feb 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Feb 2020)
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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 7 Feb 2020)
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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 7 Feb 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): explosive activity continues (updated 6 Feb 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Feb 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Feb 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Jan 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2020)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Feb 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

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