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Volcanic activity worldwide 12 Jan 2021: Fuego volcano, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventa...

Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 12 Jan 2021
Vulcanic explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 7 January (image: CENAPRED)
Vulcanic explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 7 January (image: CENAPRED)
Glowing crater at Fuego volcano captured from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Glowing crater at Fuego volcano captured from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Glowing material slid down the flanks of Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
Glowing material slid down the flanks of Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Jan 2021
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (12 Jan) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20210112/0445Z FL200 REPORTED OBS VA DTG:12/0450Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210112/1409Z OVER FL070 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:12/1400Z

Dukono (Halmahera): (12 Jan) 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 MOV N OBS VA DTG:12/0050Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (12 Jan) Over the past weeks, the activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at moderate levels.
It is characterized by occasional vulcanian-type explosions (0-3 per day) and 27 passive emissions of steam, gases and small amounts of ash recorded yesterday. The plumes were dispersed towards the east-northeast direction.
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Fuego (Guatemala): The explosive eruption of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at moderate to high levels. No significant change in activity has occurred since the last update.
Ongoing moderate-to-strong strombolian-to-vulcanian activity continues from the summit crater at regular intervals of 9 to 12 per hour showering the summit cone with glowing lava bombs. Incandescent material is being ejected to an approximate height of several hundred meters above the crater and caused moderate to strong avalanches of material as can be seen in the attached video.
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Sangay (Ecuador): (12 Jan) 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: DECR VA ACT. to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: EM OBS AT 12/1852Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)
...12 Jan:
No significant change in activity has occurred during the past weeks. The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
The explosive activity continues from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 14,300 ft-14,900 ft (4,360 m-4,560 m) altitude and drifted into W direction.
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Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT
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