Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Apr 2021: Etna volcano, Pacaya, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Dukono, Reventad...

Fri, 2 Apr 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Etna's new effusive vent at the southern base of the SE crater active during 31 Mar - 1 April (image: Michele Mammino)
Etna's new effusive vent at the southern base of the SE crater active during 31 Mar - 1 April (image: Michele Mammino)
View of the eruption in Iceland this morning (image: RUV webcam)
View of the eruption in Iceland this morning (image: RUV webcam)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  2 Apr 2021
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 2 Apr 2021
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The latest lava fountain episode or paroxysm, counting number 17 since 16 Feb 2021, has ended. Volcanic activity at the New SE crater gradually and very slowly declined since the afternoon to finally ceased at some point in the late (?) evening.
This eruptive episode had been very remarkable, even for Etna standards, and for several reasons:
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Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): The eruption in Geldingadalir, now soon two weeks old, shows no signs of weakening. Activity has been building a slowly growing cone around the two active vents in the center, which undergoes constant modifications by accumulating spatter and smaller and larger collapses.
The lava flows continue to fill the valley and might soon start overflowing into one of the adjacent ones; there are even unconfirmed reports that it might have already started to do so.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): (2 Apr) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20210402/0359Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:02/0400Z

Dukono (Halmahera): 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 05 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:02/0910Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): (2 Apr) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Anchorage warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 35 kts in ENE direction.
The full report is as follows: ONGOING ERUPTION AS OF 20210402/0550Z. to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (2 Apr) 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: CONS LGT 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 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): 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: PSBL CONTG VA EMS. to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (1 Apr) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE VA EM. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EMS HAS DISP

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 EM AT 02/1207Z 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 .
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 2 Apr 2021:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 Nov 2020)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 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)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): new fissure eruption since late 19 Mar 2021 (updated 20 Mar 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Feb 2021)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2021)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): new developed pond entered into main lava lake; effusive eruption of the volcano continues (updated 12 Mar 2021)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Mar 2021)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): lava effusion, strombolian explosions (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 31 Mar 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Mar 2021)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Mar 2021)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 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 11 Mar 2021)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): actively growing lava dome; twice length and volume of new lava dome since last update (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): mild strombolian activity from several vents (updated 3 Feb 2021)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Aug 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Dec 2020)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Mar 2021)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): sharp decline of volcanic tremor (updated 29 Mar 2021)
Raung (East Java): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Mar 2021)
San Cristobal (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Mar 2021)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Mar 2021)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): elevated unrest continues (updated 29 Mar 2021)
Veniaminof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Mar 2021)
Villarrica (Central Chile): degassing; activity remains stable (updated 2 Feb 2021)

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