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Volcanic activity worldwide 17 Feb 2021: Etna volcano, Pacaya, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Reventa...

Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS
Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 17 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 17 Feb 2021
Lava fountain during Etna's paroxysm this afternoon (image: Massimo Lo Giudice / facebook)
Lava fountain during Etna's paroxysm this afternoon (image: Massimo Lo Giudice / facebook)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Strombolian activity accompanied by glowing emissions from Pacaya volcano this night (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Strombolian activity accompanied by glowing emissions from Pacaya volcano this night (image: @EarthQuakesTime/twitter)
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 17 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Fuego volcano on 17 Feb 2021
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (17 Feb) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20210216/1610Z SPORADIC ASH EMISSION STILL OCCURS to 12000 ft (3700 m)
...16 Feb:
This afternoon, Etna produced a very spectacular lava-fountaining eruptive episode, known as paroxysm.
Starting from around 5 p.m. local time in the afternoon, the strombolian activity, which had been going on for the past weeks from the New SE crater intensified significantly. Shortly after, a lava overflow was observed from the eastern side of the South East crater. At 16:05 UTC (5:05 p.m. local time), a part of the eastern flank of the cone collapsed into a pyroclastic flow that traveled down the western wall of the Valle del Bove depression.
... [read more]

Raung (East Java): (17 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL140 AT 27/0012Z EST VA DTG:17/0629Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (16 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: CVGHM GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS VA DTG:16/2340Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: NEW VA EM OBSD to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Pacaya (Guatemala): (17 Feb) The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
Strombolian activity from Mackenney summit crater continues, began to increase gradually last night and is still continuing at the time of this update.
... [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 .
The full report is as follows: VA EMS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM 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 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: VA CLDS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: NEW VA EMS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 25 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 17 Feb 2021:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Nov 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Feb 2021)
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 24 Jan 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Feb 2021)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2021)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): effusive eruption continues; west vent erupts lava into the lava lake (updated 12 Feb 2021)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): occasional moderate explosions; explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 11 Feb 2021)
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): elevated strombolian activity continues (updated 17 Feb 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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 4 Feb 2021)
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 2 Feb 2021)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): incandescent avalanches; effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 15 Feb 2021)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): activity remains unchanged; growing lava dome continues in lateral direction (updated 12 Feb 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): mild strombolian activity from several vents (updated 3 Feb 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)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Feb 2021)
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 11 Feb 2021)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): small eruption yesterday; sporadic explosive eruptions continue (updated 10 Nov 2020)
San Cristobal (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 Mar 2019)
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)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): ash emissions (updated 9 Feb 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): degassing; activity remains stable (updated 2 Feb 2021)

Previous news

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... read all
Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): KVERT reported that the effusive-explosive phase of the volcano, that started in October, stopped. ... read all

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