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Volcanic activity worldwide 23 Aug 2020: Santiaguito volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Ibu, Dukono, Re...

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ebeko volcano covered by clouds (image: KVERT)
Ebeko volcano covered by clouds (image: KVERT)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Explosion generated small pyroclastic flow this morning (image: PVMBG)
Explosion generated small pyroclastic flow this morning (image: PVMBG)
Large amount of ash content from Dukono volcano (image: PVMBG)
Large amount of ash content from Dukono volcano (image: PVMBG)
Incandescent avalanches from Santiaguito volcano on 20 August (image: INSIVUMEH)
Incandescent avalanches from Santiaguito volcano on 20 August (image: INSIVUMEH)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Glow visible at night from Reventador volcano on 16 August (image: IGEPN)
Glow visible at night from Reventador volcano on 16 August (image: IGEPN)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating levels with sporadic ash emissions.
On 23 August at 09:10 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) recorded an explosion which reached approx. 13,000 ft (3,962 m) altitude and drifted SE.

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (23 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200823/0507Z FL060 STNR OBS VA DTG:23/0500Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (23 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL060 OBS AT 23/0030Z MOV NW to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Near-constant vulcanian activity continues from the summit crater.
According to Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin vulcanic explosion occurred at 07:41 local time this morning that also generated small pyroclastic flow traveled over the upper slopes from which phoenix clouds are formed.
... [read more]

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (23 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: INETRMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV W/NW, OBS 23/0210Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): According to Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin explosive activity continues from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude and drifted SE.
There is a 2 km exclusion zone around the main crater in place.

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 EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): INSIVUMEH reported that incandescence avalanches continue to be observed in the Caliente dome and caused avalanches of material in S-SE-SW direction that reached the base of the dome.
A weak to moderate explosions are generated which reached approx. 10,826-11,811 ft (3,300-3,600 m) altitude and extending about 10-12 km of the volcano.
... [read more]

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows: CONS EM to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
IGEPN reported that the lava flow on the northeast flank has increased in length currently about 350 m long, as can be seen in the thermal image.
... [read more]

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC WEAK EMISSION OF VA

Volcano Activity Summary for 23 Aug 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): near-constant ash emissions (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): sporadic emissions continue (updated 23 Aug 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 21 Aug 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Jul 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Aug 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): large amount of gas; the activity of the volcano continues at high levels (updated 21 Aug 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): new lava flow (updated 19 Aug 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): lava flow increases (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Aug 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Aug 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Aug 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): incandescent avalanches (updated 23 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): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 23 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Aug 2020)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Aug 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): small eruption yesterday (updated 21 Aug 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 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)

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