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Volcanic activity worldwide 10 Oct 2020: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Kilauea, Sangay, Sabancaya

Sat, 10 Oct 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Panorama view of Halemaʻumaʻu water lake taken 09 October 2020 (Image: USGS live webcam)
Panorama view of Halemaʻumaʻu water lake taken 09 October 2020 (Image: USGS live webcam)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): To capture the public’s attention, some news articles occasionally over-exaggerate on the scientific truth, elaborating on evidence and observation. Is the Halema‘uma‘u Crater within Kīlauea Volcano really “turning into a deadly crater lake?” as portrayed in a recent Forbes article and thus triggering similar eye-catching news stories. One article claims “the volcano is quickly turning into a crater lake full of lava” - a statement that is very misleading and, scientifically, inaccurate for the volcano in question.
In 2018, Kīlauea’s months-long eruption on the lower East Rift Zone caused devastation across Hawaii’s Big Island and transformed the landscape forever as lava flows entered the Pacific Ocean. Enough lava was erupted to fill at least 320,000 Olympic-size swimming pools (Source: USGS) and over 700 homes were destroyed – it is currently ranked as the most dangerous volcano in the United States. The eruptive sequence drained the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake and shallow magma reservoir, resulting in a summit collapse and formation of a crater more than 500m in depth.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA EM OBS.

Fuego (Guatemala): 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: CONS INTMT VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

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 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT to 20000 ft (6100 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 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT AND STRONG EMISSIONS to 30000 ft (9100 m)
Previous news
Fri, 9 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 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 . ... read all
Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (8 Oct) The activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels due to ongoing strong strombolian activity from the New SE crater. ... read all
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
 

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