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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Aug 2020: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Reventador, San...

Sunday Aug 30, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Eruption from Etna volcano on 29 August (image: @yllep2/twitter)
Eruption from Etna volcano on 29 August (image: @yllep2/twitter)
Dense dark ash plume with incandescent material from Sabancaya volcano yesterday image: INGEMMET)
Dense dark ash plume with incandescent material from Sabancaya volcano yesterday image: INGEMMET)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): INGV reported that near-constant strombolian activity from the saddle vent of the New SE crater continues.
On 28 August the volcano observatory recorded explosion that generated moderate content of grey ash emissions which increased at 11:30 local time and produced ash column with altitude of 14,763 ft (4,500 m) extending to the E-NE of the volcano. The eruptive event ceased at 14:55 local time.
... [read more]

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (30 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: MINOR VA EMISSIONS TO FL140 MOV W OBS VA DTG:29/2355Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: CONS LGT VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Sangay (Ecuador): 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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA CLD EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

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: VA EMS CONT to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): The activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels characterized by larger vulcanian-type explosions.
The Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) reported that large amount of dense dark ash with increasingly plumes occurred during the past few days.
... [read more]

Volcano Activity Summary for 30 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 of the volcano continues at fluctuating intensity (updated 30 Aug 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Aug 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): 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): the activity of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels characterized by larger vulcanian-type explosions (updated 30 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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): sporadic ash emissions (updated 29 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): 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
Thursday, Aug 27, 2020
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
Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020
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

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