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Volcanic activity worldwide 21 Sep 2020: Santiaguito volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Ibu, Dukono, Rev...

Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 20 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 20 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Sep 2020
Pyroclastic flow and phoenix cloud from Santiaguito volcano on 15 September (image: INSIVUMEH)
Pyroclastic flow and phoenix cloud from Santiaguito volcano on 15 September (image: INSIVUMEH)
Explosion and ejected scoria from Fuego volcano (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Explosion and ejected scoria from Fuego volcano (image: @DavidHe11952876/twitter)
Ash column visible from aircraft (image: @dani100sweet/twitter)
Ash column visible from aircraft (image: @dani100sweet/twitter)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (20 Sep) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV NW AT 21/2230Z OBS VA DTG:20/2250Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (20 Sep) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV NW AT 2113Z OBS VA DTG:20/2310Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): 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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSION OBS TO FL070 EXT NNW AT 21/1830Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: CONS EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): (21 Sep) The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at elevated levels during the previous months characterized by pyroclastic flows and new period of extrusion of the dome blocks.
INSIVUMEH reported that extrusion of the dome blocks is appeared reaching over the edge of the crater of the Caliente dome and causes block-and-ash flows that continue to descend over the western and southwestern slopes, sometimes phoenix clouds are formed. The length of the flows is about 800 m. Accumulating of the volcanic material in the lower part and on the west and southwest flank of the Caliente dome can lead to formation of lava flows or moderate to strong lahars (mud flows) towards the San Isidro river channel.
... [read more]

Fuego (Guatemala): (21 Sep) Explosive eruption of the volcano continues moderate to high levels.
INSIVUMEH reported that the effusion of the lava flow in Ceniza direction has stopped and is no longer active.
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Sangay (Ecuador): 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: OCNL EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)
...21 Sep:
A powerful eruption at 04:20 local time occurred yesterday that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 40,000 ft (12,200 m) altitude and drifted towards the east and west direction. The explosion was a few times stronger than the average size of explosions at the volcano during the previous months.
Ash fall affected an area of the provinces of Chimborazo, Bolívar (1-3 mm ash layers), Guayas Los Ríos, Santa Elena and Manabí.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 21 September 2020

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: OCNL EM 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 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 35 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): (21 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: NO EMISSIONS ARE OBSERVED

Volcano Activity Summary for 21 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): lava effusion has stopped (updated 21 Sep 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 21 Sep 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): actively growing lava dome (updated 21 Sep 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)

Previous news
Sun, 20 Sep 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... read all
Fri, 18 Sep 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (17 Sep) 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 . ... read all
Thu, 17 Sep 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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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