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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Aug 2020: Etna volcano, Santiaguito, Kerinci, Reventador, Sinabung, S...

Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Small pyroclastic flow from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Small pyroclastic flow from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 15 Aug 2020
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200815/1500Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS INCREASED

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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:15/1120Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (15 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20200815/0704Z 12NM SE OF RJFK FL060 STNR REPORTED

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. Strong vulcanian-type explosions become near-continuous characterized by large amount of ash content.
PVMBG and Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded another eruptions since the last update. A grey ash plume rose 3,280 ft (1,000 m) above the summit and drifted to south and southwest.
... [read more]

Kerinci (Sumatra): (15 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL150 AT 15/0031Z OBS VA DTG:15/0058Z

Santiaguito (Guatemala): (15 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA HAS DSIPTD.

Reventador (Ecuador): (15 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBS IN SAT.

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 and is moving at 45 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC PUFF OF VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC WEAK EMISSIONS
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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
 

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