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Volcanic activity worldwide 6 Oct 2020: Fuego volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Sang...

Tue, 6 Oct 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Incandescent avalanches from Klyuchevskoy volcano (image: @SherineFrance/twitter)
Incandescent avalanches from Klyuchevskoy volcano (image: @SherineFrance/twitter)
Kikai volcano (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Kikai volcano (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Satellite image of Langila volcano on  6 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Langila volcano on 6 Oct 2020
An eruption from Villarrica volcano yesterday (image: @volcanologiachl/twitter)
An eruption from Villarrica volcano yesterday (image: @volcanologiachl/twitter)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 29000 ft (8800 m) altitude or flight level 290 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:06/1720Z to 29000 ft (8800 m)
...6 Oct:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. It seems that a new phase of effusive activity at the volcano will continue to be observed associated with strombolian activity.
KVERT reported that on 4 October at 13:00 local time a lava effusion have begun in the summit crater and continues to descend on the slopes.
Source: Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team volcano activity update 6 October 2020

Kikai (Ryukyu Islands): (6 Oct) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) recorded a small eruption at 07:57 local time today. Ash emissions reach up to 3,000 ft (914 m) altitude and drifted NW.
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency volcano activity update 6 October 2020

Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL100 MOV WSW OBS VA DTG:06/1330Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA HAS DSIPTD IN SAT

Fuego (Guatemala): 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

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 20-25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA CLD OBS.

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 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Villarrica (Central Chile): (6 Oct) Another two moderate explosions at the volcano occurred from its crater at 01:42 and 01:47 local time yesterday. Vulcanian-type explosions become near-continuous during the past days.
An ash plume rose 1,312 ft (400 m) above the summit and drifted southeast.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 6 October 2020
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Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (5 Oct) Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating intensity characterized by sporadic ash explosions. ... read all
Fri, 2 Oct 2020, 21:00
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Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (2 Oct) The activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels first time since 14 July as the effusive-explosive phase ceased. ... read all
Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 21:00
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Etna (Sicily, Italy): The strombolian activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels characterized by minor ash emissions. ... read all

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