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Volcanoes Today, 20 May 2022: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Semeru, Ibu, Dukono, Reykjanes, Reventador

Fri, 20 May 2022, 15:00
15:00 PM | BY: VN
Significant ground uplift around Svartsengi during 7-19 May (image: IMO)
Significant ground uplift around Svartsengi during 7-19 May (image: IMO)
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 19 May 2022
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 19 May 2022
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 20 May 2022
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 20 May 2022
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 May 2022
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 May 2022
Reykjanes (Reykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)): The ground deformation at Reykjanes Peninsula continues to inflate.
New interferometric (InSAR) data from Sentinel-1 confirmed that the ground uplift around Svartsengi area has amounted approx. 2-2.5 cm during 7-19 May.

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (19 May) 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 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING DISCRETE EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV NW, OBS 19/2230Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (20 May) 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 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 OBS 19/1010Z, MOV N to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (19 May) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL140 OBS FM GND AT 19/2252Z MOV S OBS VA DTG:19/2252Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): (20 May) 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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV NW OBS 19/0140Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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: NEW VA OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 m)

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: OCCN VA EMS OBSD to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBSD

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: POSS 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT EMS OF WV AND LGT VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)

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