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Fernandina volcano
Shield volcano 1476 m / 4,842 ft
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, -0.37°S / -91.55°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Fernandina volcano eruptions:
2018, 2017, 2009
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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Fernandina volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS AT 16/1745Z

Saturday Jun 16, 2018 20:15 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 20:00 UTC, 16/06/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180616/1955Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: FERNANDINA 353010
PSN: S0022 W09133

AREA: GALAPAGOS

SUMMIT ELEV: 4905 FT [1495 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/002

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. CIMSS VOLCAT.
GEOPHYSICAL INST. SOCIAL MEDIA

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS AT 16/1745Z

OBS VA DTG: 16/1930Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0013 W09142 - S0019 W09131
- S0023 W09132 - S0025 W09142 - S0013 W09142 MOV
W 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0130Z SFC/FL080 S0009 W09146
- S0019 W09131 - S0022 W09132 - S0025 W09147 -
S0009 W09146

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0730Z SFC/FL080 S0004
W09155 - S0019 W09131 - S0023 W09132 - S0025
W09155 - S0004 W09155

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1330Z SFC/FL080 S0003
W09155 - S0019 W09131 - S0023 W09132 - S0025
W09155 - S0003 W09155

RMK: DISTINCT VA AND GAS PLUME SEEN ON VIS STLT
DRFTNG W FM SUMMIT. SIG HOTSPOT DETECTED ON
SWIR. NWP MDLS SHOW WINDS LGT FM E. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20180617/0200Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Sep 05, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Fernandina volcano on  4 Sep 2017
Monday, Sep 04, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Apr 13, 2009
It is reported, that strong eruptions at La Cumbre volcano set the rare species of animals on the Galapagos island in danger. Lava is flowing to the sea and strong eruptions occur. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 30, 2007

News about an eruption on Ferdinandina Island in the Galapagos archipelago turned out to be wrong. After an earthquake with a 5.2-degree Richter Scale on Tuesday, ash plumes were believed to have originated from a new eruption. As an overflight revieled, the ash plume had been caused by a large rockfall from the inner rim of the caldera and not by an eruption.

[more]
Wednesday, Jun 01, 2005

The eruption at La Cumbre volcano is coming to an end as it appears from various news sources. On 29 May, 2005, only a weak hot spot was visible from satellite data and only a faint plume was emitted.

[more]

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