Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Nov 2020: Popocatépetl volcano, Semeru, Ibu, Reventador, Sangay, Sina...

Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Explosive eruption at Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Sakurajima webcam)
Explosive eruption at Sakurajima volcano yesterday (image: Sakurajima webcam)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 4 Nov 2020
Ruapehu volcano today (image: GeoNet webcam)
Ruapehu volcano today (image: GeoNet webcam)
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on  4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  4 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 4 Nov 2020
Continuing ash emissions from Copahue volcano on 2 November (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Continuing ash emissions from Copahue volcano on 2 November (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (3 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20201103/2121Z FL050 EXTD S REPORTED OBS VA DTG:03/2120Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (4 Nov) The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) reported that vulcanian activity continues from the crater producing frequent moderate ash emissions.
An ash plume reached 9,400 ft (2,865 m) altitude and drifted SE.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20201104/1800Z FL040 EXTD W OBS VA DTG:04/1750Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (4 Nov) 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: intermittent emissions to fl060 mov ssw last obs at 03/2320 to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: MINOR VA ACTIVITY REPORTED AT 04/1324Z.

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (4 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL140 MOV S AT 04/0052Z OBS VA DTG:04/0120Z

Ruapehu (North Island): GeoNet reported that the activity at Crater Lake (Te Wai ā-moe) is characterized by a heating-cooling cycle. In late September the lake had cooled to around 12 °C marking the low point of the cycle. Since mid-October the lake has been warming slowly and has now reached 22 °C.
Chemical analysis of lake water collected on 9 October showed no significant changes in the makeup of the lake waters since the previous sample collected on 9 August. The pH remains at 0.8, having ranged between 0.7 and 0.9 over the last 6 years. Other key chemical indicators such as the respective water concentrations in Mg (magnesium) and Cl (chloride) can be used to track whether the uprising fluids travel through new fractures or in the proximity of magma.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS MOV W to 22000 ft (6700 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 .
The full report is as follows: ONGOING VA EMS MOV SE to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): According to SERNAGEOMIN the activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by continuing ash emissions from the crater.
Emissions of steam, gases with minor ash content occurred and reached approx. 10,000 ft (3,048 m) altitude.
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Volcano Activity Summary for 4 Nov 2020:

Currently erupting:

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): new viscous lava flow (updated 27 Oct 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Aug 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Oct 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 Oct 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Oct 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 30 Oct 2020)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): the lava flow branches off into two arms (updated 2 Nov 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Oct 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Oct 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): moderate explosion (updated 4 Nov 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 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)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 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)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): degassing; continuing ash emissions at low-levels (updated 4 Nov 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 23 Oct 2020)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Apr 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): a strong thermal anomaly; the lava flow remains active (updated 3 Nov 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)
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): ongoing phreatic activity (updated 7 Oct 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Oct 2020)
Telica (Nicaragua): series of small explosions (updated 2 Nov 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): sporadic explosions continue; moderate explosion (updated 26 Oct 2020)

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