Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Jul 2021: Etna volcano, Stromboli, Fuego, Karymsky, Popocatépetl, Sa...

Tue, 20 Jul 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Strombolian eruption from the easternmost vent last night (image: LGS thermal webcam from Rocchette (ROC)
Strombolian eruption from the easternmost vent last night (image: LGS thermal webcam from Rocchette (ROC)
This morning's paroxysm at Etna (image: Franca Fulle)
This morning's paroxysm at Etna (image: Franca Fulle)
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 20 Jul 2021
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 20 Jul 2021
The clear sky darkened by dense dark ash emissions from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
The clear sky darkened by dense dark ash emissions from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Ash eruption from Popocatépetl volcano on 17 July morning (image: CENAPRED)
Ash eruption from Popocatépetl volcano on 17 July morning (image: CENAPRED)
Pyroclastic material (so-called tephra) erupted from Fuego volcano on 17 July (image: @William_Chigna/twitter)
Pyroclastic material (so-called tephra) erupted from Fuego volcano on 17 July (image: @William_Chigna/twitter)
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 20 Jul 2021
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 20 Jul 2021
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): (20 Jul) When observed yesterday evening, the activity at the volcano was relatively impressive: at least 3 vents produced typical strombolian explosions at quite regular intervals ranging from 15-30 minutes.
The easternmost vent, which forms a prominent cone, had the most vigorous eruptions roughly every 15-20 minutes, with ejections of glowing bombs to 150-200 m height that fell back on the entire outside slopes of the cone and sometimes rolled down the Sciara.
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Etna (Sicily, Italy): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20210720/0339Z NO ASH CLOUD IS PRODUCED OBS VA DTG:20/1300Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...20 Jul:
A new paroxysm occurred at the volcano's New SE crater this morning - almost 6 days after the previous one.
This time, the build-up to the lava fountaining phase was very slow and started during yesterday, when strombolian activity restarted at the vent in the late evening, accompanied by a fluctuating but overall increasing tremor amplitude.
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Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo 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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:20/1720Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): (20 Jul) The explosive activity of the volcano continues.
A relative strong explosive eruption was recorded by the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) started around 18:50 local time today as a huge ash plume rose up to altitude of 12,000 ft (3,700 m). The clear sky darkened by dense dark ash emissions as detected in the PVMBG local observatory's webcam screenshot.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (20 Jul) After almost a one month of bit calmer period-than-usual with no explosions and characterized by the near-constant degassing activity with only venting water vapor and gases, it occurred two minor eruptions at the volcano.
Explosions started around 20:01 and 20:43 local time on 16 Jul evening. Ash emissions reached 19,000 ft (5,800 m) altitude and drifted W.
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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: VA EMS CONTINUE to 16000 ft (4900 m)
...20 Jul:
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels and has remained essentially unchanged.
The volcano continues to produce frequent weak-to-moderate vulcanian-type eruptions at regular intervals of 9 to 12 per hour. Ash plumes reached 14,400 ft-15400 ft (4,400 m-4,700 m) altitude and extended about 20 km to the west and southwest of the volcano.
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Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (20 Jul) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT SEEN IN SAT.

Sangay (Ecuador): (19 Jul) 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: LKLY INTMT VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 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 35 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: STRONGER 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 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSION to 14000 ft (4300 m)

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