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Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Sep 2020: Etna volcano, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventador, Sangay, Ne...

Sunday Sep 20, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian eruption from the New SE crater of Etna volcano this morning (Image: LAVE webcam)
Strombolian eruption from the New SE crater of Etna volcano this morning (Image: LAVE webcam)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (20 Sep) The activity of the volcano continues with little changes, characterized by mild to moderate, near continuous strombolian explosions from the saddle vent of the New SE crater.
Some of the eruptions throw incandescent lava bombs onto the upper outer slopes of the crater.

Dukono (Halmahera): (20 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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION OBS TO FL070 AT 20/0050Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (20 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): 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: NEW VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 25 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): 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 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: BRIEF EMISSION OF VA SEEN AT 1745Z TO FL120 to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 20 Sep 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Sep 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): near-constant strombolian activity from New SE crater (updated 20 Sep 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): continuing lava flow (updated 14 Sep 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): near-constant vulcanian-type explosions (updated 15 Sep 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Sep 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 14 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 10 Sep 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): sporadic ash emissions (updated 16 Sep 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Sep 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)
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)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): growing new lava dome (updated 17 Sep 2020)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): incandescence visible from crater; continuing ash emissions (updated 11 Sep 2020)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Aug 2020)
Karangetang (Siau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Sep 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)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Aug 2020)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): emissions to 20,000 ft (updated 15 Sep 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Sep 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Raung (East Java): minor ash explosion (updated 16 Sep 2020)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): phreatic explosion (updated 18 Sep 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 15 Sep 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): continuing ash emissions (updated 15 Sep 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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Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): (17 Sep) KVERT reported that new lava dome is growing in the inner summit crater since around 26 August. ... read all

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