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Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Mar 2021: Pacaya volcano, Fuego, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Veniamin...

Fri, 5 Mar 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  5 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 5 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  5 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 5 Mar 2021
Explosion generated an eruption column from Raung volcano summit crater on 2 March (image: @aris_volcano/twitter)
Explosion generated an eruption column from Raung volcano summit crater on 2 March (image: @aris_volcano/twitter)
Webcam image of Veniaminof volcano yesterday (image: AVO)
Webcam image of Veniaminof volcano yesterday (image: AVO)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): (5 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 and is moving at 60 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA AT 20210304/2350Z FL160 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:04/2350Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210305/0954Z OVER FL070 STNR OBS VA DTG:05/0940Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210305/1338Z FL040 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:05/1330Z

Raung (East Java): The explosive eruption of the volcano continues and has remained essentially unchanged at moderate levels. The activity is characterized by near-constant explosions from the summit vent within the Ijen caldera complex.
An explosions at the volcano produced a dense ash plumes, which reached approx. 14,900 ft (4,500 m) altitude and drifted most often E direction.
... [read more]

Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): (5 Mar) The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) reported that a small eruption producing minor ash emissions occurred from the summit crater starting around 05:13 local time yesterday.
Plume of ash rose to low altitude of 10,000 ft (3,000 m) and drifted S-SE as satellite imagery identified.
... [read more]

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: OCNL VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Pacaya (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

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: OCNL VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 5 Mar 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 Feb 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)
Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Mar 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Mar 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Mar 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)
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): near-constant summit explosions continue (updated 5 Mar 2021)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): small eruption yesterday; sporadic explosive eruptions continue (updated 10 Nov 2020)
San Cristobal (Nicaragua): small explosion (updated 18 Feb 2021)
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

Thu, 4 Mar 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Less than 2 days after the previous lava fountaining episode (known as paroxysm), the 9th paroxysm took place from Etna's New SE crater this morning. ... read all
Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna (Sicily, Italy): After yesterday's particularly long-lasting fire fountaining eruption from the New SE crater, activity had dropped back to similar levels as before. ... read all
Tue, 2 Mar 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... read all
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
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