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Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Mar 2020: Fuego volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Reykjanes, Reven...

Monday Mar 02, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Earthquakes during the last 24 hours at the Reykjanes peninsula (image: IMO)
Earthquakes during the last 24 hours at the Reykjanes peninsula (image: IMO)
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on  1 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 1 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on  2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on  1 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Bagana volcano on 1 Mar 2020
Eruption of Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Eruption of Popocatépetl volcano (image: CENAPRED)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  2 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 2 Mar 2020
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded on 1 March at 18:58 local time an earthquake with magnitude M 2.5 detected near Kleifarvatn. Several earthquakes have been located in the area yesterday. Earthquakes are common in the area.
The ongoing seismic swarm is decreasing since 15 February. About 700 earthquakes have been detected in the area since then.
... [read more]

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:02/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (1 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200301/2314Z FL060 EXTD NW REPORTED OBS VA DTG:01/2310Z

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200302/1800Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:02/1750Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (2 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200302/0638Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:02/0620Z

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): (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 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL070 OBS AT 01/2050Z MOV SW OBS VA DTG:01/2100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING LOW LEVEL ASH EMISSIONS OBS VA DTG:02/1453Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: LGT VA EMS SEEN IN SAT AND WEB CAM. to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...2 Mar:
CENAPRED recorded two minor explosions at 06:56 and 08:29 local time that generated an ash plume that rose approx. 3,608 ft (1,100 m) above the summit crater and drifted E and SE.
Additionally recorded two volcano-tectonic earthquakes at 05:48 and 07:12 local time with magnitude M 1.2 and 1.7, 216 minutes of tremor and 278 emissions of water vapor, gases and light ash content.
Source: Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres volcano volcano activity update 2 March 2020

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 .
The full report is as follows: LGT VA EMS SEEN IN SAT. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA SEEN IN SAT.

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 and is moving at 15-20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: PSBL VA CLDS 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: VERY LGT VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 2 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 2 Mar 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Feb 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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)

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