Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation (PayPal).

Online cc payment
Thank you!
Random pictures
Watch volcanoes live on our webcam and online data viewer tool!

 

Volcanic activity worldwide 11 Mar 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, Sakuraji...

Wednesday Mar 11, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 11 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Aso volcano on 11 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 11 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 11 Mar 2020
Shishaldin volcano (image: AVO)
Shishaldin volcano (image: AVO)
Incandescence from Sangay volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Incandescence from Sangay volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
An explosive eruption from Reventador volcano today (image: IG)
An explosive eruption from Reventador volcano today (image: IG)
An explosive eruption from Sabancaya volcano (image: INGEMMET)
An explosive eruption from Sabancaya volcano (image: INGEMMET)
Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20200311/1200Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:11/1150Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (11 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTED AT 20200311/0152Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:11/0220Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:11/1500Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Shishaldin (Aleutian Islands, Alaska): (11 Mar) The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that slightly elevated seismicity was detected over the last day. Satellite images indicated steaming and weakly elevated surface temperatures from within the summit vent but no sign of renewed eruptive activity.
Volcanic Alert Level remains at Level 2.
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 11 March 2020

Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): (11 Mar) The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that the seismic station records intermittent tremor bursts over the past 24 hours but were not accompanied by any infrasound detections.
A clear satellite image showed steam emissions from the North Cerebus crater but no evidence for eruptive deposits on the flanks.
... [read more]

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: ONGOING VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 19,000 ft (5,800 m) altitude.

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 15,000 ft (4,600 m) altitude.

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 26000 ft (7900 m)
...11 Mar:
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
IGP recorded during the period 2-9 Mar 2020 748 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with magma rising, 17 explosions per day in average.
... [read more]

Volcano Activity Summary for 11 Mar 2020:

Currently erupting:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Mar 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 5 Mar 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 3 Mar 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): increased seismic activity (updated 3 Mar 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Mar 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): strombolian activity continues (updated 6 Mar 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Mar 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): explosive activity continues (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Mar 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): explosive activity continues (updated 11 Mar 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): elevated activity continues (updated 9 Mar 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Mar 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): explosive activity continues (updated 5 Mar 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)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2019)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Mar 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Alert level raised to Orange (updated 30 Jan 2020)

Previous news
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020
Kusatsu-Shirane (Honshu): The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that the activity of the volcano continues at moderately high levels. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sunday, Mar 08, 2020
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 20 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Friday, Mar 06, 2020
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): (6 Mar) The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported that the seismic activity on 4 March at the SW tip of Reykjanes increased again. ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: