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Volcanic activity worldwide 1 Feb 2021: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Kilauea, Raung, Sangay, Sakura...

Mon, 1 Feb 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  1 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 1 Feb 2021
Cracks divide active and inactive portions of the growing Halema‘uma‘u lava lake (image: HVO)
Cracks divide active and inactive portions of the growing Halema‘uma‘u lava lake (image: HVO)
Vulcanic explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 30 January (image: CENAPRED)
Vulcanic explosion from Popocatépetl volcano on 30 January (image: CENAPRED)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  1 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 1 Feb 2021
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210201/1936Z OVER FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:01/1920Z

Raung (East Java): (1 Feb) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL130 REPORTED BY GND OBS AT 01/0650Z, MOV E to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Kilauea (Hawai'i): The effusive eruption of the volcano continues and has remained essentially unchanged at moderate levels.
The western fissure continues to supply the lava into the growing Halema‘uma‘u lava lake.
... [read more]

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): A significant change in activity has occurred since the last update (21 January 21) as we reported ongoing elevated tremor that started at the end of December 2020.
On 22 January a volcanic tremor started to rapidly decrease and continues with periods of low amplitude values reaching 300-750 min / day around which it has been fluctuating during the past 9 days. Seismic network detected a sharp decrease from 770 minutes on 28 January to 42 minutes of volcanic tremor on 29 January.
... [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 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS 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: ONGOING VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

Volcano Activity Summary for 1 Feb 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): seismic swarm under eastern flank, strombolian activity from New SE crater and Voragine (updated 24 Jan 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Jan 2021)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): sporadic explosions continue (updated 7 Jan 2021)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Kīlauea summit effusive eruption continues at the west vent; cracks divide active and inactive portions of lava lake (updated 1 Feb 2021)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 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 27 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): effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues; lava flow increases (updated 27 Jan 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): rapidly decreasing of tremor (updated 1 Feb 2021)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Jan 2021)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Nov 2020)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Jan 2021)
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 16 Jan 2021)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Dec 2020)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): explosive activity continues (updated 27 Jan 2021)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): actively growing lava dome; field work revealed current temperature at growing lava dome (updated 18 Jan 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): mild strombolian activity from several vents (updated 24 Jan 2021)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 20 Jan 2021)
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): small eruption (updated 14 Jan 2021)
Manam (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)
Raung (East Java): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Jan 2021)
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)
Sarychev Peak (Central Kuriles): new lava flow (updated 21 Jan 2021)
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)

Previous news

Fri, 29 Jan 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (29 Jan) 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 30 kts in NE direction. ... read all
Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): During the night, volcanic tremor descended a bit (although remains high) and the strombolian activity concentrated at the New SE crater with occasional bursts also from Voragine central crater decreased as well. ... read all
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (27 Jan) Europe's most active volcano remains highly active, erupting from at least two of its summit craters: although visibility has been very poor, intermittent clear views allow to see intense strombolian-type activity from the New SE crater and the Voragine central crater. ... read all

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