Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity – New Activity for the week of 31 October – 6 November 2018

Sarychev Peak | Matua Island (Russia) : KVERT reported that an ash explosion at Sarychev Peak was last noted on 10 October and a thermal anomaly was last identified on 15 October. The volcano was quiet or obscured by clouds during 16-31 October. KVERT lowered the Aviation Colour Code to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-colour scale).

Kuchinoerabujima | Ryukyu Islands (Japan) : JMA reported that during 31 October-5 November there were very small events recorded at Kuchinoerabujima’s Shindake Crater. Plumes rose 500-1,200 m above the crater rim. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-5).

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