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Volcanic activity worldwide 18 Nov 2020: Klyuchevskoy volcano, Semeru, Reventador, Sangay, Sinabung,...

Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Continuing lava flows from Semeru volcano visible from satellite on 16 Nov (image: Sentinel 2)
Continuing lava flows from Semeru volcano visible from satellite on 16 Nov (image: Sentinel 2)
Continuing gas emissions with small ash content at White Island volcano today (image: GeoNet)
Continuing gas emissions with small ash content at White Island volcano today (image: GeoNet)
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 18 Nov 2020
Three inactive and one active vent with a small lava pond (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Three inactive and one active vent with a small lava pond (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20201118/1720Z FL190 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:18/1740Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20201118/1533Z OVER FL040 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:18/1530Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (18 Nov) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 3000 ft (900 m) altitude or flight level 030 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL030 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:18/0340Z to 3000 ft (900 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (18 Nov) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL120 AT 18/0644Z OBS VA DTG:18/0715Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues and no significant change in activity has occurred since the last update.
The lava flows on the south-southeast flank remain active and they have increased in length. The length of the lava flows is unknown and was not reported, but from available imagery (16 November) and compared to the last update image (4 July) seem to be longer.
... [read more]

White Island (New Zealand): (17 Nov) The activity of the volcano remains at elevated levels.
Gas-measuring and observation flights on 16 November reported small amounts of ash in the plume. Overall, observations indicate a lower level of ash emission over the past few days.
... [read more]

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 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

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: VA CLD RPRTD IN VONA. 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OBS VA DTG:18/1150Z to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Villarrica (Central Chile): (18 Nov) On 10 November the volcano observatory SERNAGEOMIN did a flight observations above the summit crater.
At the bottom of the crater, at depths approx. 70 m-80 m, a four active vents occurred of which 3 vents have become inactive and the one vent contains a small lava pond, as can be seen in the image.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 18 November 2020

Volcano Activity Summary for 18 Nov 2020:

Currently erupting:

Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): new viscous lava flow (updated 27 Oct 2020)
Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Nov 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)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Nov 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): ash emissions have increased and could affect aviation; effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 16 Nov 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Oct 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Nov 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Nov 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Oct 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): eruption continues with pyroclastic flows ; actively growing lava dome (updated 17 Nov 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): lava flows increase (updated 18 Nov 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Oct 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Nov 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): strombolian activity continues (updated 16 Nov 2020)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Aug 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Barren Island (Indian Ocean): explosive eruption today (updated 5 Nov 2020)
Copahue (Chile/Argentina): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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)
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): Volcanic Alert Level raised to Level 3; increased seismic activity (updated 5 Nov 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): small eruption yesterday; sporadic explosive eruptions continue (updated 10 Nov 2020)
Sangeang Api (Indonesia): activity remains unchanged; emissions to 10,000 ft (updated 10 Jun 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Nov 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): small lava pond in summit crater (updated 18 Nov 2020)
White Island (New Zealand): increased seismic activity; elevated volcanic gas emissions (updated 17 Nov 2020)

Previous news
Tue, 17 Nov 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (17 Nov) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 30 kts in NE direction. ... read all
Mon, 16 Nov 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Another stronger-than-usual explosion occurred at the volcano minutes ago at 10:17 local time our correspondents on the island informed us. ... read all
Sun, 15 Nov 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 and is moving at 40 kts in NE direction. ... read all
Fri, 13 Nov 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction. ... read all

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