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Volcanic activity worldwide 14 Aug 2020: Etna volcano, Santiaguito, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Re...

Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Dense dark ash plume from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Dense dark ash plume from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 13 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 13 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 14 Aug 2020
Thermal image of the lava flow from Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
Thermal image of the lava flow from Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200814/1015Z ACTIVITY IS INCREASED.

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (13 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200813/2143Z FL060 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:13/2210Z

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 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:14/1720Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: MULTI LEVEL DISCRETE ERUPTION TO AS HIGH AS FL250 AT 0956Z
...14 Aug:
Elevated activity of the volcano continues characterized by strong vulcanian-type explosions which become near-continuous.
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) recorded strong ash emissions generated by explosion occurred at 10:30 local time this morning.
... [read more]

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (13 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows: VA OBS TO FL130 MOV W AT 13/2120Z OBS VA DTG:13/2145Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

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: REMNANT VA to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 .
The full report is as follows: VA EM AT 14/1300Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): 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: OCNL EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM STLT

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 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL EM to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...14 Aug:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
IGEPN reported that the lava flow continues to be active on the northeastern slopes of the volcano, currently about 200 m long.
... [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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS WEAK EMISSION to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 14 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Aug 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): occasional explosions (updated 12 Aug 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): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 12 Aug 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Aug 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): no lava flows; weak strombolian activity continues (updated 11 Aug 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Aug 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Aug 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): strong explosion yesterday (updated 10 Aug 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Jul 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Aug 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Aug 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Jun 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Aug 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Aug 2020)

Previous news
Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction. ... read all
Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels, characterized by strong ash emissions. Currently, the ash plume is being swirled around in the area by the tropical depression Six, which weakened from the previous category of tropical storm. The plume contains sulfur dioxide (SO2), ash particles and other aerosols from the volcano, as can be seen in the Himawari satellite image. ... read all
Tue, 11 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (11 Aug) Beautiful strombolian activity continues at the saddle vent of the New SE crater. Throughout the night, explosions have been near-continuous, often throwing incandescent lava bombs on the outside flanks of the crater cone. ... read all
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): (10 Aug) 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 15 kts in S direction. ... read all
Sun, 9 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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 S direction. ... read all

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