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Volcanic activity worldwide 28 Aug 2020: Semeru volcano, Ibu, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, Yasur, Sak...

Fri, 28 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Steam emissions from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
Steam emissions from Sakurajima volcano today (image: JMA)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Yasur caldera safety map (C) Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department
Yasur caldera safety map (C) Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department
Pyroclastic flow from Sangay volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flow from Sangay volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (28 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200828/0415Z FL130 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:28/0430Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): The activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by sporadic very small eruptions from Minamidake summit crater.
The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded small amount of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions that reached to a 700 tonnes/day.
... [read more]

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (28 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: DISCRETE PUFFS TO FL060 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:28/0010Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (28 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL130 MOV W LAST REPORTED AT 27/2318Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090 OBS VA DTG:28/1620Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): (27 Aug) New observations from the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) suggest that the volcanic activity at Yasur emits plumes of volcanic gases and/or ash. The danger zone remains at 600 meter around the volcanic cone. (See Yasur caldera safety map). The Yasur Volcanic Alert Level (VAL) has been at the Level 2 since 18th October 2016.

Sangay (Ecuador): (28 Aug) 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: PSBL CONTG VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)
...28 Aug:
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels characterized by near-constant pyroclastic flows.
According to IGEPN pyroclastic flows continue to descend over the south-southeastern slopes with ash emissions extending to the south and west of the volcano. Ash fall is reported in Chimborazo area.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 28 August 2020

Reventador (Ecuador): (28 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 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSION to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 28 Aug 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): strombolian activity continues at fluctuating intensity (updated 26 Aug 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): strombolian activity continues; no lava flows (updated 27 Aug 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Aug 2020)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): sporadic ash emissions (updated 26 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Aug 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): lava flow increases (updated 26 Aug 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Aug 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): occasional small explosions (updated 28 Aug 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 27 Aug 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Barren Island (Indian Ocean): mild explosive activity from summit cone (updated 6 Nov 2019)
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): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 25 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)

Previous news
Thu, 27 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 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... read all
Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (26 Aug) Strombolian activity continues at fluctuating intensity from the saddle vent of the New SE crater characterized by occasional ash emissions. ... read all
Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating levels with sporadic ash emissions. ... read all
 

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