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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Aug 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Dukono, Kerinci, Reventador, Kilauea,...

Fri, 7 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Comparison of Kilauea's summit (water) lake between 2 August 2019 and 21 July 2020 (image: HVO)
Comparison of Kilauea's summit (water) lake between 2 August 2019 and 21 July 2020 (image: HVO)
Glow and steam/ash emissions from Popo volcano this morning (image: CENAPRED webcam)
Glow and steam/ash emissions from Popo volcano this morning (image: CENAPRED webcam)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  6 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 6 Aug 2020
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 5 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:07/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): (7 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV E EST VA DTG:07/0100Z

Kerinci (Sumatra): (7 Aug) 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: CONTINUOUS MINOR VA EMISSION TO FL140 EXT E to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Kilauea (Hawai'i): The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reported that the volcano's summit water lake has continued to rise since 25 July last year when water was first spotted at the bottom of Halema‘uma‘u pit crater inside the summit caldera.
Over the past year, the summit water lake has grown to more than 270 m (885 ft) long and 131 m (430 ft) wide, covering a surface area over 2.5 hectares (6 acres). The lake is over 40 m (130 ft) deep and contains a volume of approximately 480,000 cubic meters.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: NEW VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)
...7 Aug:
Over the past weeks, the activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at moderate levels.
It is characterized by occasional vulcanian-type explosions (0-3 per day), a larger number (typically 20-40) passive emissions of steam and ash, as well as constant glow from the crater visible at night.
At the end of July 2020, daily volcanic tremor duration increased to approx. 1000 min / day around which value it has been fluctuating during the past 10 days. This as well as the visible glow and near-constant emissions of gas and small amounts of ash suggest continued rise of fresh magma probably accumulating as a new lava dome in the inner summit crater.

Sangay (Ecuador): (6 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (7 Aug) 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: VOLCAT ALERT AND SEEN IN SAT. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 29000 ft (8800 m) altitude or flight level 290 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSION OF VA to 29000 ft (8800 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 7 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): strong SO2 emissions (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Telica (Nicaragua): activity resumes (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): moderate explosion (updated 29 Jul 2020)

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