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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Oct 2020: Etna volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Rincó...

Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Etna volcano on  7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 7 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on  6 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 6 Oct 2020
Phreatic explosion at Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
Phreatic explosion at Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
Pyroclastic flows from Sangay volcano captured from plane (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flows from Sangay volcano captured from plane (image: IGEPN)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20201007/0635Z SPORADIC ASH EMISSIONS STILL ONGOING

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:07/1720Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20201007/1730Z FL080 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:07/1730Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (6 Oct) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE PUFFS TO FL060 MOV NW OBS AT 06/2140Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (7 Oct) 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 EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): (7 Oct) Explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by phreatic-type (or hydrothermal) explosions at regular intervals of 1 to 2 per day.
On 6 October at 08:22 local time OVSICORI-UNA recorded an explosion producing gas-steam plume that rose 1,640 ft (500 m) above the summit crater.
... [read more]

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA CLDS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...7 Oct:
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels characterized by pyroclastic flows that traveled over the southern slopes, as can be seen in the image.
Explosive activity continues with near-constant large ash emissions that reached 21,000 ft (6,400 m) altitude and drifted W.
... [read more]

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: INTMT VA CLDS AND VONA RPRT 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 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 7 Oct 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 1 Oct 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Sep 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): vulcanian activity continues (updated 5 Oct 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Oct 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 1 Oct 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)
Kikai (Ryukyu Islands): small eruption (updated 6 Oct 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Oct 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): decreased seismic activity (updated 1 Oct 2020)
Raung (East Java): minor ash explosion (updated 16 Sep 2020)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): ongoing phreatic activity (updated 7 Oct 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): moderate explosions continue (updated 6 Oct 2020)

Previous news
Tue, 6 Oct 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... read all
Mon, 5 Oct 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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
Map of today's active volcanoes
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

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