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Volcanic activity worldwide 10 Feb 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Dukono, Reventador,...

Monday Feb 10, 2020 22:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Aso volcano today (image: JMA)
Aso volcano today (image: JMA)
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 10 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 10 Feb 2020
Fuego Volcano (c) Google Earth
Fuego Volcano (c) Google Earth
Piton de la Fournaise volcano this morning (image: OVPF)
Piton de la Fournaise volcano this morning (image: OVPF)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200210/1800Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:10/1750Z
...10 Feb:
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the activity of the volcano continues since the last eruption at Nakadake crater on 7 January.
An ash plume rose 3,937 ft (1,200 m) above the crater rim.
... [read more]

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): (10 Feb) DOST-PHIVOLCS recorded two volcanic earthquakes from Mayon Volcano over the past 24 hours. Moderate emissions of steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting to the general west was observed. Inflation of the northern sector of the volcanic edifice that began in the last quarter of 2019 continues. This follows an inflationary trend that began in February 2019. The alert level remains at ALERT LEVEL 2.
“DOST-PHIVOLCS reiterates that Alert Level 2 currently prevails over Mayon because the volcano is at a moderate level of unrest. It is therefore strongly recommended that entry into the six kilometer-radius Permanent Danger Zone or PDZ and a precautionary seven kilometer-radius Extended Danger Zone or EDZ in the south-southwest to east-northeast sector, stretching from Anoling, Camalig to Sta. Misericordia, Sto. Domingo, should be strictly prohibited. The public is reminded that sudden explosions, lava collapse, pyroclastic density currents or PDCs and ashfall can occur without warning and threaten areas in the upper to middle slopes of Mayon. People residing close to these danger areas are also advised to observe precautions against rockfalls, PDCs and ashfall. Active stream/river channels and those identified as perennially lahar-prone areas on all sectors of the volcano should also be avoided especially during extreme weather conditions when there is heavy and prolonged rainfall. Civil aviation authorities must advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano’s summit as airborne ash and ballistic fragments from sudden explosions and PDCs may pose hazards to aircraft.”

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL040 MOV E AT 10/1143Z OBS VA DTG:10/1210Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080, LAST OBS AT 10/0850Z EXT SW to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): The Alaskan Volcano Observatory (AVO) report that no significant eruptive activity has occurred over the past 24 hours. No significant seismic data has been detected also. Weakly elevated surface temperatures and a small steam plume were observed in satellite images. Rare clear webcam views also showed this steam plume. AVO note that it remains possible for unrest to escalate at any time with little warning, and additional lava flows, lahars, and ash-producing eruptive events may occur.

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: LGT VA EM OBS IN STLT. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Strombolian activity continues with OVFGO (Volcan de Fuego Observatory) reported 10 -15 explosions per hour over the past 24 hours. This generated grey ash plumes reaching 4500 to 4800 m.a.s.l (14763 to 15748 feet) and drifted W and SW approximately 25 km. There were reports of ashfall in the villages of Morelia, Santa Sofía, Palo Verde, El Porvenir, Panimache and San Pedro Yepocapa. The explosions generated moderate to strong rumbles, that could be heard 25 km away from the volcano. During poor light conditions, incandescent pulses, 300 and 600 m high were observed and also avalanches of ejecta, in the direction of the Taniluyá, Ceniza, Las Lajas, Trinidad, Seca and Honda canyon.

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: POSS 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 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: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE DATA

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): (10 Feb) OVPF reported that seismic crisis started at 10:27 local time. The volcanic tremor associated with the arrival of magma near the surface was recorded at 10:50 local time. The magma on the eastern flank of the volcano remain active.
Due to a cloud cover there is no visual confirmation of the start of an eruption.
... [read more]

Volcano Activity Summary for 10 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 10 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)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): the beginning of the eruption this morning (updated 10 Feb 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 10 Feb 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)
Planchón-Peteroa (Central Chile and Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Jan 2020)
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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Thursday, Feb 06, 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. ... [more]

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