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Volcanic activity worldwide 30 Sep 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Semeru, Reventador, Piton de la Four...

Wednesday Sep 30, 2020 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Explosion from Telica volcano on 27 September (image: INETER)
Explosion from Telica volcano on 27 September (image: INETER)
Incandescent avalanches from Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Incandescent avalanches from Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 30 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 30 Sep 2020
Ground deformation movements detected by GPS stations at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
Ground deformation movements detected by GPS stations at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (30 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 30/0118Z OBS VA DTG:30/0200Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: NEW VA OBSD to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Telica (Nicaragua): (30 Sep) Low-level eruptive activity continues characterized by sporadic explosions.
On 27 September at 15:37 local time a small explosion occurred at the volcano with minor ash content since 6 August.

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM NOT DETECTED
...30 Sep:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels.
IGEPN reported that incandescence continues to be observed from the crater and caused avalanches of material on the southeast flank.
... [read more]

Reventador (Ecuador): (30 Sep) The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged characterized by effusive-explosive eruption.
IGEPN reported that the lava flow on the northeast flank remains active, currently about 400 m long.
... [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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): (30 Sep) The seismic activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
OVPF recorded 2300 volcano-tectonic earthquakes since 28 September. Earthquakes were located mainly beneath the summit area and the eastern flank at depths between 1.6 and 5.2 km.
... [read more]

Volcano Activity Summary for 30 Sep 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): vulcanian activity continues (updated 29 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Sep 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 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 22 Sep 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Sep 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): effusive-explosive eruption continues (updated 30 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 30 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)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 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)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Sep 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): near-constant gas and ash emissions (updated 26 Sep 2020)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): elevated activity continues (updated 30 Sep 2020)
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): continuing ash emissions (updated 23 Sep 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Sep 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): explosive activity continues (updated 29 Sep 2020)

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