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Volcanic activity worldwide 13 Dec 2020: Santiaguito volcano, Pacaya, Fuego, Karymsky, Klyuchevskoy,...

Sun, 13 Dec 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Dec 2020
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 13 Dec 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Dec 2020
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 13 Dec 2020
Incandescent avalanches from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Incandescent avalanches from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Block-and-ash flows from Santiaguito volcano (image: @ConredGuatemala/twitter)
Block-and-ash flows from Santiaguito volcano (image: @ConredGuatemala/twitter)
New fissure vent on the W-NW flank of Pacaya volcano produces a new lava flow (image: INSIMUVEH)
New fissure vent on the W-NW flank of Pacaya volcano produces a new lava flow (image: INSIMUVEH)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 35 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:13/1720Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Karymsky (Kamchatka): (13 Dec) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:13/0520Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20201213/2014Z OVER FL100 STNR OBS VA DTG:13/2020Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20201213/1248Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:13/1240Z

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (13 Dec) 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 VA EMISSION OBS TO FL060 AT 12/2340Z MOV SE to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (13 Dec) Surveillance cameras observed an incandescent avalanches of the dome blocks that slid down along the E-SE flank of the volcano with distance probably of 1,000 m from the summit.
Partially gravitational collapse of the lava dome in the inner summit crater continues to generate block-and-ash flows.
... [read more]

Dukono (Halmahera): (12 Dec) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION OBS TO FL070 AT 12/2310Z MOV SE to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): (13 Dec) The activity at the volcano increased since 11 December characterized by moderate-to-strong pyroclastic flows as INSIVUMEH reported.
Actively growing lava dome causes generating the block-and-ash flows likely caused by partially gravitational collapse of the Caliente lava dome.
... [read more]

Pacaya (Guatemala): (13 Dec) It seems that a new eruptive fissure vent opened on the W-NW flank, as reported by the volcano observatory INSIMUVEH. A length of a new lava flow is approx. 50 m-250 m.
Another, second eruptive fissure vent branched off into three lava flows on the southwestern slope remains active, currently about 400 m-600 m long.
... [read more]

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: DECR ACT to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBS

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 13 Dec 2020:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Nov 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Dec 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 7 Dec 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Sep 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Dec 2020)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 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): new fissure vent (updated 13 Dec 2020)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption of the volcano stopped; seismicity remains at low levels (updated 8 Dec 2020)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Dec 2020)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Nov 2020)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Nov 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Dec 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Oct 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): increased activity; strong ashfall (updated 13 Dec 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Oct 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): incandescent avalanches (updated 13 Dec 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Nov 2020)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): new viscous lava flow (updated 22 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 10 Dec 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 22 Nov 2020)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): increased seismic activity continues; rockfall in summit crater (updated 26 Nov 2020)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Sep 2020)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): moderate explosion (updated 7 Dec 2020)

Previous news

Sat, 12 Dec 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 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction. ... read all
Thu, 10 Dec 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Karymsky (Kamchatka): (10 Dec) The sporadic explosive activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels. ... read all
Tue, 8 Dec 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels. ... read all

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