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Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Mar 2021: Etna volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Sangay, Sina...

Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Lava fountain during Etna's paroxysm this afternoon (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Lava fountain during Etna's paroxysm this afternoon (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Etna's summit region seen from the east this morning. New SE crater to the left, and a small ash plume emitted from the Voragine (center) is visible.
Etna's summit region seen from the east this morning. New SE crater to the left, and a small ash plume emitted from the Voragine (center) is visible.
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on  1 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 1 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  2 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 2 Mar 2021
Hot avalanche and ash plume from Sinabung earlier today (image: VSI press release)
Hot avalanche and ash plume from Sinabung earlier today (image: VSI press release)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): After little more than 2 days since Sunday's paroxysm, the 9th such episode of vigorous lava fountaining from the volcano's New SE crater occurred this afternoon. It was remarkable for its long duration.
Around noon, first signs of reactivation of the New SE crater could be noticed in the form of small, intermittent strombolian-type explosions. Starting from 13:24 local time, volcanic tremor began to rise sharply, the typical sign for the impending onset of a new paroxysm (lava fountaining episode).
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...2 Mar:
For now, the volcano has remained mostly calm 48 hours since the latest lava fountaining episode.
Intermittent strombolian explosions with mild ash emissions continue from the Voragine crater, while the New SE crater is emitting steam and dilute ash plumes. At night, a glowing spot at the eastern end of the eruptive fissure could be seen, but no explosions.
Volcanic tremor levels are at low levels, something that can change quickly.

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (2 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20210301/2332Z FL070 EXTD SE REPORTED OBS VA DTG:01/2330Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ACTIVITY CONT. VA AT 20210302/1800Z FL040 EXTD S OBS VA DTG:02/1750Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): A large collapse of the active lava dome generated a massive pyroclastic flow this morning, that traveled about 5 km and generated a huge ash cloud that also rose about 5 km above the volcano.
During January to March 1, 2021, the volcano observatory had registered 37 explosive eruptions, resulting in ash columns reaching up to 1000 m from the summit of the volcano. Small to medium pyroclastic flows (avalanches of hot material caused by collapses on the unstable flanks of the dome) had been reaching distances of 1500-2500 meters from the summit towards the east, southeast and south.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAVE DISP IN STLT IMAGERY

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 VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY 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: VA CLDS OBS IN SUMMIT WEBCAM 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: OCNL VA CLDS OBS IN SUMMIT WEB CAM to 15000 ft (4600 m)

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

Previous news

Mon, 1 Mar 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Weak activity continues last night at the New SE crater, with weak lava flow emission from the eastern end of the main eruptive fissure, but gradually ceased during the night. ... read all
Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (26 Feb) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 20 kts in NE direction. ... read all
Fri, 26 Feb 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): If the amazingly regular current activity continues, a new lava fountaining episode known as paroxysm is likely to occur, and expected by many, during the following night. ... read all
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