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Volcanic activity worldwide 24 Jul 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Semeru, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, ...

Friday Jul 24, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Sulfur dioxide burning at Azuma volcano (image: JMA)
Sulfur dioxide burning at Azuma volcano (image: JMA)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 23 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 23 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jul 2020
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions and ash emissions drifted SW visible from Tropomi (image: @DlrSo2/twitter)
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions and ash emissions drifted SW visible from Tropomi (image: @DlrSo2/twitter)
Infrared image of pyroclastic flows (image: IGEPN)
Infrared image of pyroclastic flows (image: IGEPN)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:24/1720Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Azuma (Honshu): The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that surveillance cameras observed during 22 Jul at 20:00 local time and 23 July at 15:30 local time a burning of sulfur dioxide (SO2) around Oana crater.
This phenomenon was observed for the first time in November 2011.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 24 July 2020

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (24 Jul) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: MINOR VA PLUME TO FL140 MOV W OBS VA DTG:23/2345Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (24 Jul) 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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EXT NW OBS VA DTG:24/0100Z 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)
...24 Jul:
CENAPRED reported that the seismicity remained elevated including periods of moderate amplitude tremor. The seismic station records 1,348 minutes of tremor (854 minutes of low amplitude and 494 minutes of moderate amplitude) as can be seen in the figure below.
Emissions of steam and gas plumes with minor ash content rose 6,561 ft (2,000 m) above the crater and drifted SW.
... [read more]

Sangay (Ecuador): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: LKLY INTMT VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)
...24 Jul:
The activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past two weeks including pyroclastic flows and near-constant explosive eruptions.
IGEPN reported that pyroclastic flows traveled over the western, northern and northeastern slopes where formed deposits. Rolling blocks and hot avalanches are associated with this process.
... [read more]

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 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 24 Jul 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jun 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jul 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Jul 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jul 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): increasing strombolian activity (updated 23 Jul 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Jul 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 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 19 Jul 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 22 Jul 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Raung (East Java): Volcanic Alert Level raised to Orange; increased seismic activity (updated 21 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)
Telica (Nicaragua): minor ash explosions (updated 22 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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