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Volcanic activity worldwide 1 Mar 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Kerinci, Reventador, S...

Sunday Mar 01, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  1 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 1 Mar 2020
Incandescence from Bagana volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Incandescence from Bagana volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200301/1800Z FL050 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:01/1750Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (1 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200301/0723Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:01/0710Z

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin reported explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 5,905 ft (1,800 m) altitude.

Dukono (Halmahera): (1 Mar) 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT W OBS VA DTG:01/0450Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Kerinci (Sumatra): (1 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA STATE VA TO FL140 MOV SW.

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: VA EMS CONTG IN SAT AND WEB CAM. to 19000 ft (5800 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): (1 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA DETECTED BY STLT

Sangay (Ecuador): 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: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: OCNL EM to 19000 ft (5800 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 1 Mar 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Feb 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Jan 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Feb 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 26 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)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Feb 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Feb 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Feb 2020)
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 13 Feb 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Feb 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Feb 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Feb 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Feb 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Feb 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Feb 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): explosive-extrusive eruption continues (updated 17 Feb 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): weak to moderate strombolian explosions, spattering and puffing from several vents (updated 27 Feb 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): eruptive activity continues (updated 28 Feb 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): new explosive activity (updated 1 Mar 2020)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Feb 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 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)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): eruption ended 16 Feb 2020 (updated 17 Feb 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Feb 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The activity of the volcano has dropped during the past 2 days, at least judging from the frequency and intensity of strombolian explosions, which were much lower than during most of the previous months. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): KVERT recorded a moderate explosions at the volcano that generated an ash plumes which reached approx. 16,400 ft-23,000 ft (5,000 m-7,000 m) altitude and drifted 84 km away towards the E direction. Strombolian activity continues from the summit crater. ... [more]

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