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Volcanoes Today, 28 Dec 2018: Dukono volcano, Sakurajima

Friday Dec 28, 2018 03:00 AM |

Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Dec 2018

Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Dec 2018

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan)

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

EXPLODED AT 20181228/0215Z OVER FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:28/0210Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA TO FL070 EXT ESE OBS VA DTG:28/0035Z

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Thursday, Dec 27, 2018

Etna (Sicily, Italy)

: The decreasing trend in surface and earthquake activity on and around Etna continues and there is little to nothing left of the vigorous flank eruption that had started on Christmas Eve (24 Dec 2018). However, the volcano is far from quiet and there are indications that more and potentially more dangerous activity could be in the making. …


Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy)

: Following an increase in activity detected at the volcano, Italian Civil Protection raised the alert level from “green” to “yellow”, pointing out that the volcano is in “an unstable situation” and should be monitored more closely. …


Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018

Etna (Sicily, Italy)

: Bad weather has mostly prevented clear sights of the new flank eruption today, but it seems that while it is still going on, lava emission from the new fissure vent high in the Valle del Bove that opened yesterday has decreased. …


Monday, Dec 24, 2018

Etna (Sicily, Italy)

: The following video shows the beginning of Etna volcano’s new flank eruption, starting around noon on 24 Dec 2018: a series of quakes accompanies the progressive opening of several fractures, accompanied by strong ash emission, on and below the SE crater. …


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