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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Sep 2020: Dukono volcano, Reventador, Sangay, Sinabung, Sabancaya, Suw...

Monday Sep 07, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
An eruption from Sinabung volcano on 5 September (image: PVMBG)
An eruption from Sinabung volcano on 5 September (image: PVMBG)
Ash emissions and pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano on 6 September (image: IGEPN)
Ash emissions and pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano on 6 September (image: IGEPN)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  7 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 7 Sep 2020
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (7 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20200907/0131Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:07/0120Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (7 Sep) Elevated activity continues.
According to PVMBG a surveillance cameras observed an explosion on 5 September at early morning.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): (7 Sep) 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 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV SW OBS AT 06/2340Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: CONS EM to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington 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: OCNL EM to 14000 ft (4300 m)
...7 Sep:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
It seems that pyroclastic flow generated by the near-constant explosions traveled over the western slopes, as can be seen in the image.
... [read more]

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 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 7 Sep 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 3 Sep 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): continuing lava flow (updated 2 Sep 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): third lava flow (updated 3 Sep 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Sep 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Aug 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels (updated 4 Sep 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): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 7 Sep 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): strombolian activity continues (updated 4 Sep 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)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Aug 2020)
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 2 Sep 2020)
Telica (Nicaragua): activity resumes (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): steaming (updated 4 Sep 2020)

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