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Volcanic activity worldwide 31 Aug 2020: Pacaya volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, S...

Monday Aug 31, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 30 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 30 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 31 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 31 Aug 2020
Eruption from Sinabung volcano this morning (image: PVMBG)
Eruption from Sinabung volcano this morning (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 30 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 30 Aug 2020
Lava flow from Pacaya volcano (image: @chejinimendez/twitter)
Lava flow from Pacaya volcano (image: @chejinimendez/twitter)
Glowing lava bombs thrown from crater of Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
Glowing lava bombs thrown from crater of Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
Ash content from Copahue volcano (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Ash content from Copahue volcano (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (30 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20200830/2129Z FL100 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:30/2140Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (31 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20200831/0153Z FL060 EXTD W OBS VA DTG:31/0140Z

Manam (Papua New Guinea): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin 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 TO FL150 MOV W OBS VA DTG:31/1040Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (31 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) reported that explosive activity continues from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions.
An explosion occurred at 09:28 local time this morning. Ash column reached up to 12,000 ft (3,657 m) altitude.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): (30 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:30/2330Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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

Pacaya (Guatemala): (31 Aug) Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
INSIVUMEH recorded that two lava flows continue to be active on the north and northeast slopes of the volcano, currently about 650 m and 300 m long.
... [read more]

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 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS OBS to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...31 Aug:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
Due to ongoing strombolian activity a glowing lava spatter is being ejected to an approximate height of 150 to 300 meters above the summit and caused moderate to strong avalanches of material towards the Seca, Taniluyá, Ceniza, Lajas and Honda direction.
... [read more]

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 5-10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA 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: PSBL INTMT VA CLD EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC EMISSIONS OF VA to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): (31 Aug) The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged characterized by continuing minor grey ash emissions and seismic unrest.
SERNAGEOMIN reported that an ash plume rose 500 m above the summit.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 31 August 2020

Volcano Activity Summary for 31 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 31 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): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues; two lava flows (updated 31 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 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): elevated activity continues (updated 31 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)

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