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Volcanic activity worldwide 15 Dec 2020: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Reventador, San...

Tue, 15 Dec 2020, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The M 4.4 earthquake detected on the NW flank of Mauna Kea (image: HVO)
The M 4.4 earthquake detected on the NW flank of Mauna Kea (image: HVO)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (15 Dec) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20201215/0700Z EXPLOSIVE ACTIVITY HAS INCREASED to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (15 Dec) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20201215/0215Z FL090 EXTD NNE MOV 10KT REPORTED

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (15 Dec) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL140 MOV NE OBS VA DTG:15/0115Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Mauna Kea (United States, Hawaiian Islands): The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reported that the seismic network recorded a volcano-tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 4.4 at 25 km depth beneath the northwest flank of the volcano starting around 09:27 local time on 14 Dec morning. The earthquake was centered about 20 km southeast of Waimea.
Strong shaking, with maximum intensity of VI, has been reported across the Island of Hawai‘i. The earthquake was reported felt over most of the Island of Hawai‘i. The northwest flank of Mauna Kea has experienced only 9 earthquakes greater than magnitude-4.0, within the past 60 years.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT OR WEBCAM

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: LGT VA/STEAM EMS ARND SUMMIT.

Sangay (Ecuador): 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: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT. to 22000 ft (6700 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: PSBL CONTG OCNL VA EMS. 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 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Previous news

Mon, 14 Dec 2020, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 50 kts in S direction. ... read all
Sun, 13 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 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 35 kts in E direction. ... read all
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

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