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Volcanic activity worldwide 16 Feb 2021: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Raung, Sangay, Sakuraji...

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
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Satellite image of Etna volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Crater Lake at Taal volcano yesterday (image: PHIVOLCS)
Crater Lake at Taal volcano yesterday (image: PHIVOLCS)
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Dense dark ash plume from Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
Dense dark ash plume from Fuego volcano yesterday (image: INSIVUMEH)
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 25 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20210216/1610Z VERY STRONG ASH EMISSION ONGOING to 33000 ft (10100 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (16 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): The seismic network of volcanological observatory PHIVOLCS detected 98 tremor events at less than 1 km depth that lasted in range of 5 to 12 minutes.
The Crater Lake temperature reached 77.1°C and 1.59 pH value of acidification on 12 February.
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Raung (East Java): 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: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV NE OBS VA DTG:16/1843Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (16 Feb) 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 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS to 17000 ft (5200 m)
...16 Feb:
The intense effusive activity that had started a few days ago from the summit crater decreased significantly and seems to ended as INSIVUMEH seismic instrument detected decreasing period of the amplitude.
The lava flow in Seca western direction ceased and is now no longer active while the second lava flow in Ceniza direction on the SW flank remains active, currently about 300 m long but it is expected to reduce its length in the coming hours.
... [read more]

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT to 21000 ft (6400 m)

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

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