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Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Aug 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Ibu, Dukono, Reventador, Sanga...

Wednesday Aug 05, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano from satellite on 4 August (image: Sentinel 2)
Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano from satellite on 4 August (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  5 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 5 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  5 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 5 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  5 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 5 Aug 2020
Explosion from Popocatépetl volcano yesterday (image: CENAPRED)
Explosion from Popocatépetl volcano yesterday (image: CENAPRED)
Steam plume from Sabancaya volcano on 2 August (image: INGEMMET)
Steam plume from Sabancaya volcano on 2 August (image: INGEMMET)
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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:05/1120Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (5 Aug) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that an increase of volcano-tectonic earthquakes has been recorded.
Today during at 00:00 and 10:00 local time the seismic station records 39 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200805/0922Z FL060 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:05/0910Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL060 MOV N OBS VA DTG:05/0937Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (5 Aug) 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 20 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG:05/0100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (5 Aug) The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels.
CENAPRED recorded that minor explosion at 05:37 local time occurred yesterday.
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Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA CLD OBS.

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA CLD OBS.

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA CLD OBS.

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 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)
...5 Aug:
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
Surveillance cameras observed near-constant explosive activity that producing frequent ash emissions and vulcanian-type explosions. An ash plumes rose approx. 7,545 ft (2,300 m) above the summit and drifted S-SE-SW and W. Additionally recorded small to moderate explosions at regular intervals 27 per day.
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Volcano Activity Summary for 5 Aug 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Aug 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): increasing strombolian activity (updated 1 Aug 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 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 29 Jul 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Aug 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): increasing strombolian activity (updated 23 Jul 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): the activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels (updated 5 Aug 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Jul 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Aug 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): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 4 Aug 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): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 3 Aug 2020)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): continuing ash emissions (updated 1 Aug 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): activity resumes (updated 16 Apr 2020)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 May 2020)
Kuchinoerabu-jima (Ryukyu Islands): increased seismic activity (updated 5 Aug 2020)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): new eruptions; first since Dec 2018 (updated 3 Aug 2020)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Apr 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 1 Aug 2020)
Telica (Nicaragua): explosive activity continues (updated 1 Aug 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): explosive activity continues (updated 17 Jul 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): moderate explosion (updated 29 Jul 2020)

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