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Volcanic activity worldwide 17 Jul 2020: Fuego volcano, Semeru, Dukono, Reventador, Turrialba, Mayon...

Friday Jul 17, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Raung volcano covered by clouds today (image: PVMBG)
Raung volcano covered by clouds today (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI)
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (17 Jul) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200717/0226Z FL080 EXTD N REPORTED OBS VA DTG:17/0220Z

Mayon (Luzon Island, Philippines): PHIVOLCS reported that Volcanic Alert Level lowered from level 2 to level 1 as the volcano has been continued to decline in the monitored parameters since 29 March 2018.
During the past six months the seismic activity has declined to 1 volcano-tectonic earthquake per day in average associated with rock fracturing within the volcano edifice. Rockfall were associated with heavy rainfalls or extreme winds over the volcano rather than lava extrusion. There is no signs of flux of magma rising within the volcano.
... [read more]

Raung (East Java): (17 Jul) VAAC Darwin recorded a first eruption since August 2015 when the volcano's most significant eruption in at least 100 years was over.
On 16 July at 13:53 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosive eruption that generated minor ash plume to an altitude of 10,982 ft (3,347 m).

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): 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: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W OBS VA DTG:17/1440Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV W OBS VA DTG:17/0900Z

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)

Turrialba (Costa Rica): (17 Jul) On 16 July at 12:09 local time OVSICORI-UNA recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 11,614 ft (3,540 m) altitude and drifted west.
No sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions were measured.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica volcano activity update 17 July 2020

Sangay (Ecuador): 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: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT to 19000 ft (5800 m)

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 and is moving at 15-20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT LGT VA EMS OBS 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 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUIOUS EMISSIONS to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 17 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)
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): increasing activity (updated 16 Jul 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Jul 2020)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): steaming (updated 16 Jul 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)
Raung (East Java): possible activity, first since Aug 2015 (updated 17 Jul 2020)
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)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): explosive activity continues (updated 17 Jul 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): glow visible at night (updated 7 Jul 2020)

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Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020
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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
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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
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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

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