Volcanic activity worldwide 9 May 2021: Pacaya volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Reventador, Ca...

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Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  9 May 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 9 May 2021
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on  9 May 2021
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 9 May 2021
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows: EXPLODED AT 20210509/1504Z FL080 STNR OBS VA DTG:09/1500Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Canlaon (Central Philippines): (9 May) Volcanic activity at Canlaon volcano continues at low levels and has not shown significant variations recently. According to the recent bulletins released by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the Canlaon volcano monitoring network has detected eleven (11) volcanic earthquakes during the last 7 days. Moderate emissions of steam-laden plumes were observed to rise 300m before drifting northwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions were recorded at 96 tonnes/day last 8 May 2021. The lower and middle slopes of the volcano have been observed to be slightly inflating since June 2020 based on continuous GPS and electronic tilt measurements. This may indicate hydrothermal, tectonic, or deep-seated magmatic processes ongoing underneath the surface.
PHIVOLCS maintains the Alert Level 1 at Canlaon volcano. This means that it is at an abnormal condition and showing signs of unrest. There is a possibility of sudden phreatic eruptions so entry into the 4-kilometer permanent danger zone is strictly prohibited.

Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Daily Volcano Bulletin (9 May 2021, 8:00am)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (8 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 08/2153Z EST VA DTG:08/2219Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (9 May) 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: PSBL VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Pacaya (Guatemala): (9 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBS.

Fuego (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows: FRQ VA EMS. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT OBS IN SAT.

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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 9 May 2021:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Apr 2021)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Apr 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 30 Apr 2021)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): stunning video of lava fountains (updated 3 May 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Apr 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): ongoing incandescent avalanches (updated 29 Apr 2021)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Mar 2021)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 May 2021)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption slowed down (updated 5 May 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Apr 2021)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 May 2021)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Mar 2021)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Apr 2021)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Apr 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 7 May 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): mild strombolian activity from several vents (updated 3 Feb 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)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Mar 2021)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Mar 2021)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): the eruption continues (updated 12 Nov 2019)
Raung (East Java): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 5 Mar 2021)
Soufrière St. Vincent (West Indies, St. Vincent): Volcanic Alert Level lowered to Orange (updated 7 May 2021)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Apr 2021)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): SO2 emissions rapidly increased; elevated seismic activity continues (updated 5 May 2021)
Villarrica (Central Chile): degassing; activity remains stable (updated 2 Feb 2021)

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