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Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Feb 2021: Etna volcano, Pacaya, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Rau...

Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam)
Strombolian explosion at Etna's New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 20 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 20 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 19 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 19 Feb 2021
Etna (Sicily, Italy): As the same time interval (approx. 35 hours) as between the past 3 lava fountaining episodes or paroxysms has now passed since the last eruption yesterday morning, it is now a guessing game whether Etna is now heading to produce the 4th in a new series.
It might well be: during the past hours, strombolian activity from the New SE crater and volcanic tremor have been showing an increasing trend, but it is still to early to be sure.
... [read more]

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:20/1120Z to 4000 ft (1200 m)

Raung (East Java): (19 Feb) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV ESE OBS VA DTG:19/2340Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: NEW EMISSION to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Pacaya (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows: VA EMS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM to 10000 ft (3000 m)

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: OCNL EM 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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: CONS EM to 22000 ft (6700 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: VA OBS FM STLT to 14000 ft (4300 m)

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

Previous news

Fri, 19 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): After little more than an hour with impressive fire fountains, the eruption quickly ceased and is now over. The lava flows to the south and east continue to descend, but may no longer be alimented. ... read all
Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (18 Feb) Less than 30 hours after Tuesday's spectacular paroxysm (lava-fountaining episode), the volcano gave again an impressive display of fire, producing another similar and very powerful eruption last night. ... read all
Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... read all
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

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