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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Jul 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Reventador, Ubinas, S...

Wednesday Jul 15, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Scoria is ejected from Nishino-shima volcano on 11 July (image: JMA)
Scoria is ejected from Nishino-shima volcano on 11 July (image: JMA)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 15 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 15 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Jul 2020
Ubinas volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Ubinas volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): The activity of the volcano continues at high levels.
On 11 July Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) did a marine observations by Ryofu Maru ship. The volcano is producing frequent large ash emissions from the summit crater. Ashfall is expected in Chichijima, Ogasawara area due to amount of ash extending to the northeast of the volcano.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200715/1106Z FL070 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:15/1100Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (15 Jul) 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: MINOR DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS VA DTG:15/0114Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Great Sitkin (United States, Aleutian Islands): Today at 08:59 local time Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) recorded tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 5.3 at 8.5 km depth about 55 miles (90 km) west-northwest of Great Sitkin volcano.
The earthquake does not appear to be related to volcanic activity and is most likely tectonic in origin. It is possible but not certain that this earthquake could influence the seismicity that has been occurring at Great Sitkin volcano.
Source: Alaska Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 15 July 2020

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS DISP. STEAM/GAS EMS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14500 ft (4400 m) altitude or flight level 145 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS. to 14500 ft (4400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (15 Jul) 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: PSBL VA CLDS. 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 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 05 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Ubinas (Peru): IGP reported that the seismic activity of the volcano increased during the past week.
The seismic station records 56 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with rock fracturing within the volcano with magnitude below M 1.7.
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Volcano Activity Summary for 15 Jul 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jun 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Jun 2020)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): active lava lake in the summit crater (updated 19 Jun 2020)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): strombolian activity continues (updated 12 Jul 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Jul 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jun 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): effusive eruption has ceased (updated 14 Jul 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): emissions to 20,000 ft (updated 21 Jun 2020)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): continuing viscous lava flow (updated 14 Jul 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels (updated 15 Jul 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 14 Jul 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Jul 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Jul 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Jun 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jun 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Jul 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): pyroclastic flow (updated 30 Jun 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jul 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Jun 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): lava overflow on Sciara del Fuoco, frequent strombolian explosions (updated 15 Apr 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): minor ash emissions (updated 21 May 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jun 2020)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): minor ash explosions; first since Mar 2020 (updated 10 Jul 2020)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Jun 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): activity resumes (updated 16 Apr 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 May 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): phreatic explosion yesterday (updated 2 Jun 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Jul 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): glow visible at night (updated 7 Jul 2020)

Previous news
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020
Map of today's active volcanoes
Bardarbunga (Central Iceland): (14 Jul) On 13 July at 23:41 local time Icelandic Met Office (IMO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 3.0 at 2.4 km depth beneath the SE caldera. In one hour later an earthquake M 3.3 occurred in similar location. Last time an M 3.0 or larger earthquake occurred about a month ago. ... read all
Monday, Jul 13, 2020
Map of today's active volcanoes
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (13 Jul) According to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) an explosion occurred from Mitake summit crater at 11:53 local time yesterday. ... read all
Sunday, Jul 12, 2020
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): INGV reported that the seismic station records decreasing tremor (8 July at 22:00 local time) associated with mild strombolian explosions (11 July) from the "saddle vent" located between the old and new cones of the Southeast Crater. ... read all
Saturday, Jul 11, 2020
Map of today's active volcanoes
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (11 Jul) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV SW AT 10/2313Z ... read all
Friday, Jul 10, 2020
Map of today's active volcanoes
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (10 Jul) Today at 08:31 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded first eruption after almost 4 months when the volcano showed signs of possible activity. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 6,000 ft (1,800 m) and drifted NW. ... read all

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