Volcanic activity worldwide 14 May 2021: Pacaya volcano, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Dukono, Sanga...

Fri, 14 May 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Glowing deposits from this morning's eruption at Sinabung (image: PVMBG)
Glowing deposits from this morning's eruption at Sinabung (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 14 May 2021
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 14 May 2021
Gas-steam plume containing some amount of ash erupted from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Gas-steam plume containing some amount of ash erupted from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210514/1823Z FL060 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:14/1820Z

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL35O MOV NW OBS VA DTG:14/1350Z
...14 May:
A large explosion occurred yesterday early morning at 05:40 am local time at the volcano. While the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Darwin initially alerted about a possible high-level plume reaching up to 40,000 ft (12 km) altitude, the eruption although still rather large seems to have been significantly smaller.
From ground observations, the volcano observatory estimated the plume height "only" to be "around 11072 FT (3460 M) above sea level", although it added that it may have be higher than what could be observed clearly.
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Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (14 May) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 13/2330 OBS VA DTG:13/2334Z

Dukono (Halmahera): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG:14/1840Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: CONS VA EMS. to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Pacaya (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

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: FRQ VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): 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

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: PUFF EMISSIONS to 23000 ft (7000 m)
...14 May:
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate levels and its activity has remained essentially unchanged.
The Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) noted that vulcanian-type explosions at regular intervals of 66 per day occurred from the summit crater during 3-9 May.
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Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Volcano Activity Summary for 14 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)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): lava flow discharge rate has increased (updated 12 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): actively growing lava dome generated block-and-ash flows (updated 12 May 2021)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 13 May 2021)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): new vent on crater floor (updated 7 Aug 2019)
Pacaya (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 12 May 2021)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption slowed down (updated 11 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 14 May 2021)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Apr 2021)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 May 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 14 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)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 May 2021)
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)
Villarrica (Central Chile): degassing; activity remains stable (updated 2 Feb 2021)

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