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Volcanic activity worldwide 11 Jan 2021: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Reventador, Kilaue...

Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Red arrow shows a higher surface temperature at Sarychev peak yesterday. Visibility is limited due to dense clouds (image: Sentinel 2)
Red arrow shows a higher surface temperature at Sarychev peak yesterday. Visibility is limited due to dense clouds (image: Sentinel 2)
Aerial view of Crater Lake at Ruapehu volcano (image: GeoNet)
Aerial view of Crater Lake at Ruapehu volcano (image: GeoNet)
The largest floating island in Halema‘uma‘u crater lake (image: HVO)
The largest floating island in Halema‘uma‘u crater lake (image: HVO)
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 10 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Reventador volcano on 10 Jan 2021
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (11 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA AT 20210110/2327Z FL190 EXTD NW MOV 30KT REPORTED

Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): Activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
KVERT reported that on 10 January at 15:17 UTC KVERT a difference between thermal anomaly and background temperature was 79,8 °C identified in VolSatView satellite data likely caused by a new batch of magma that could be rising inside the volcano's conduits towards the crater.
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Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (11 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210111/0233Z OVER FL070 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:11/0220Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (11 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210111/0816Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:11/0810Z

Ruapehu (North Island): The activity of the volcano continues at fluctuating levels during the past few months and currently continues at low levels.
GeoNet reported that gas emissions have declined to normal levels on 30 Dec last year.
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Kilauea (Hawai'i): (11 Jan) The effusive eruption of the volcano continues. The west vent continues to feed the growing lava lake that remains active and hasn't shown big variations over the past days.
According to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), a few floating islands formed in the lava lake. The largest island is about 250 m (820 ft) long, 135 m (440 ft) wide and 20 m (65 ft) tall. On 1 January the islands’ edges were about 6 m (20 ft) above the lava lake surface. On 4 Janury the whole island had risen by about 2 m (6-7 ft). The island has rotated and moved both eastward and westward since its formation on the first day of the eruption. On 6 January at about 22:30 local time the island stalled in rotation and movement.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAVE DISP IN STLT IMAGERY

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington 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: LGT VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 14000 ft (4300 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 IN STLT IMAGERY to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (10 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 AT 10/2307Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION

Volcano Activity Summary for 11 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Dec 2020)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Dec 2020)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): sporadic explosions continue (updated 7 Jan 2021)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): effusive eruption of the volcano continues; floating islands in the lava lake (updated 11 Jan 2021)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Jan 2021)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): strombolian activity continues (updated 14 Dec 2020)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Jan 2021)
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): increasing activity; new lava flows; series of strong explosions (updated 8 Jan 2021)
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 5 Jan 2021)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): actively growing lava dome; activity remains unchanged (updated 5 Jan 2021)
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)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Dec 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)
Telica (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Dec 2020)
Turrialba (Costa Rica): low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 6 Aug 2020)
Villarrica (Central Chile): lava pond remains active (updated 4 Jan 2021)

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