Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Mar 2021: Etna volcano, Pacaya, Fuego, Klyuchevskoy, Popocatépetl, Ib...

Tue, 9 Mar 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Etna volcano on  9 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Etna volcano on 9 Mar 2021
Strombolian activity at the New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam on Schiena dell'Asino)
Strombolian activity at the New SE crater this evening (image: LAVE webcam on Schiena dell'Asino)
The area where Icelandic scientists believe is being affected by a magmatic intrusion that might or not lead up to an eruption in the near future (source: IMO / twitter)
The area where Icelandic scientists believe is being affected by a magmatic intrusion that might or not lead up to an eruption in the near future (source: IMO / twitter)
Elevated surface temperature detected in satellite image on 8 March (image: @tonyveco(twitter)
Elevated surface temperature detected in satellite image on 8 March (image: @tonyveco(twitter)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  9 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 9 Mar 2021
Webcam imagery of Taal volcano today (image: @NDRRMC_OpCen/twitter)
Webcam imagery of Taal volcano today (image: @NDRRMC_OpCen/twitter)
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  9 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 9 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  9 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 9 Mar 2021
The lava flow continues to emit on the S-SW flank of the volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
The lava flow continues to emit on the S-SW flank of the volcano (image: INSIVUMEH)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20210309/1835Z STRONG STROMBOLIAN ACTIVITY OBSERVED
...9 Mar:
2.5 days since the last paroxysm from the New SE crater, signs are increasingly pointing towards a new lava fountaining episode in the next hours (or even earlier):
Accompanied by rising tremor, intense strombolian activity has started at the New SE crater. As well, it would be more or less the same average interval Etna since the last episode as between the 10 previous ones. It would mean that the amazingly regular cyclic behavior continues!
The next hours will tell. Be sure to look at the various Etna webcams!

Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) reported that seismic activity near Fagradalsfjall at the southern end of the supposed ongoing magma intrusion increased from 5:20 this morning, but later decreased again.
The activity was very localized to the south of the intrusion and is probably an indication that the intrusion widened in this area.
... [read more]

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): No significant change in the effusive-explosive activity at the volcano has occurred during the past days.
The flank-to-lateral eruption on the NW slope continues at an altitude of 2,800 m forming the cinder cone around the NW fissure vent.
... [read more]

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210309/1224Z FL080 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:09/1220Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210309/1011Z FL060 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:09/1000Z

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) noted that the alert level for the volcano was raised to "orange", due to ongoing elevated seismic activity under the volcano during the past three weeks.
Seismic instruments recorded 28 events of volcanic tremor (866 in total since 13 Feb) including 4 low frequency volcano-tectonic earthquakes at shallow depths 1,5 km beneath the volcano edifice. Volcanic tremor lasted from 3 to 17 minutes and remains at elevated levels compared to previous values.
... [read more]

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (9 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL070 AT 09/0032Z MOV S OBS VA DTG:09/0100Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION OF VA TO FL080 OBS VA DTG:09/1807Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): (9 Mar) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 OBS VA DTG:09/0129Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): (9 Mar) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: VOLCANO EMISSIONS CONTINUE

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (9 Mar) 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: LGT VA EM OBS IN SAT. 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 .
The full report is as follows: CONTG OCNL VA EMS. to 11000 ft (3400 m)
...9 Mar:
Strombolian activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels.
Accompanied by the steep rise of volcanic tremor, indicating magma moving upwards through the volcanic conduits, the effusive eruption increased and started to emerge multiple smaller lava flows branching off into arms. The lava on the south-southwestern flank keeping the flow active, currently about 1,300 m long.
... [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 SEEN IN STLT 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS to 23000 ft (7000 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: NEW VA EMS 1259Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSION to 26000 ft (7900 m)

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