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Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Jan 2021: Etna volcano, Fuego, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Reventador...

Sun, 3 Jan 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian eruption from Etna's Voragine central crater (l) and strong glow from the SE crater in the right foreground (image taken on 2 Jan 2021 evening by Domenico Mazzaglia / facebook)
Strombolian eruption from Etna's Voragine central crater (l) and strong glow from the SE crater in the right foreground (image taken on 2 Jan 2021 evening by Domenico Mazzaglia / facebook)
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  3 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 3 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  3 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 3 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on  3 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 3 Jan 2021
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The volcano continues to show beautiful and sometimes quite spectacular strombolian activity from both the New SE crater and the Voragine central crater.
During the past day, the latter had been more intense, while today, activity seems to have focused towards the main vent of the New SE crater, formerly known as the "saddle vent", now a deep crater half open on its SE side due to the dramatic changes during the recent paroxysms. This is nicely visible in Domenico Mazzaglia's photo attached (source on facebook).
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Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210103/1902Z FL060 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:03/1850Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (3 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL050 MOV SW OBS VA DTG:03/0737Z to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTIONS REPORTED OBS VA DTG:03/0855Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL EM to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): (3 Jan) 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 EM OBS IN STLT. 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 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLDS OBS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

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

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 .
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC VA PUFF to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 3 Jan 2021:

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): strombolian explosions at New SE crater (updated 21 Dec 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Dec 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Sep 2020)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): lava flowing from fissure inside Halema'uma'u crater forming a new lava pond (updated 21 Dec 2020)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Dec 2020)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): strombolian activity continues (updated 14 Dec 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)
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 18 Dec 2020)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Oct 2020)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Dec 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2020)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Dec 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Dec 2020)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): Volcanic Alert Level raised to Orange; new lava dome growth (updated 30 Dec 2020)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): strombolian activity continues (updated 16 Nov 2020)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 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)
Bromo (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 May 2020)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Dec 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)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): increasing seismic activity (updated 2 Jan 2021)
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)
Telica (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Dec 2020)

Previous news
Sat, 2 Jan 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): A series of earthquakes shook the flanks of Etna volcano during the past days. Since the afternoon of 31 Dec 2020 until this morning, a swarm of tremors has occurred at depths of 10-15 km mainly under the southern flank of the volcano. ... read all
Wed, 30 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 20 kts in W direction. ... read all

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