Volcanic activity worldwide 19 Sep 2021: Fuego volcano, Karymsky, Reventador, La Palma, Sakurajima, ...

Sun, 19 Sep 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
The eruption on La Palma this evening (image: Canaria TV)
The eruption on La Palma this evening (image: Canaria TV)
The eruption site on La Palma's Teneguía volcano this afternoon (image: EFE/ Miguel Calero)
The eruption site on La Palma's Teneguía volcano this afternoon (image: EFE/ Miguel Calero)
Image of the eruption immediately after it began (image: INVOLCAN / twitter)
Image of the eruption immediately after it began (image: INVOLCAN / twitter)
Increasing seismic activity on La Palma as the volcano erupted (image: IGN)
Increasing seismic activity on La Palma as the volcano erupted (image: IGN)
Latest map of uplifted area on La Palma (source: IGN)
Latest map of uplifted area on La Palma (source: IGN)
Current seismic signal PA01 station on La Palma (image: IGN)
Current seismic signal PA01 station on La Palma (image: IGN)
Earthquakes during the past 24 hours (map) and 7 days (depth vs time graph) under La Palma Island
Earthquakes during the past 24 hours (map) and 7 days (depth vs time graph) under La Palma Island
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 19 Sep 2021
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 19 Sep 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 19 Sep 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 19 Sep 2021
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): More and more details are emerging from multiple media covering the eruption in great detail. At 4:33 p.m., a second fissure opened, about 100 meters above the first one that opened at 3.15 p.m.
The Civil Guard has announced that 5,000 to 10,000 people will be evacuated from the municipalities of El Paso, Los Llanos de Aridane, Fuencaliente and Tazacorte, as the lava flows have begun to descend down the slope. The neighborhood of El Paraíso has already been evacuated.
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...19 Sep:
The Teneguía volcano finally erupted after 8 days of intense seismic crisis this afternoon at 3.15pm. At least two eruptive fissures opened in the area of the Montaña Rajada mountains, located in the municipality of El Paso, and started to erupt spectacular lava fountains from at least 7 individual vents.
Particularly in the beginning of the eruption, the opening of the vents was accompanied by strong explosions generating dense ash plumes as the ground opened to give way to the lava shooting out from underneath. The area of the eruptive fissure is an unpopulated forersted mountain zone, and some forest fires were ignited, but quickly controlled. There are no reports of damages. People are advised to avoid the area. Prior to the eruption, around 50 people with reduced mobility had already been evacuated from nearby areas, and more evacuations are now in progress.
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...19 Sep:
...19 Sep:
The eruption so far seems to be small and there is not much information available yet. The following video was taken immediately after a small vent opened, producing small lava fountains and an ash plume:
...19 Sep:
Following the increasing seismic activity and the previously suspected beginning of tremor, the volcano erupted short time ago - probably much earlier than most expected.
There are not many details yet, but from initial pictures it seems that a fissure opened on the western flank of La Cumbre Vieja, feeding lava fountains and flows, burning forests and farmland.
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...19 Sep:
IGN confirms that the seismic activity has accelerated in the last hours, with intense surface seismicity between 0 and 6 km and numerous earthquakes felt by the population.
Up to this moment and since the beginning of the series, 6,632 earthquakes have been detected, of which 1,317 have been located. During today, 327 earthquakes have been detected, of which 86 have been located with a maximum magnitude of 3.8 or the earthquake that occurred at 10:16 (UTC), widely felt on the island and with a depth of 2 km.
The maximum accumulated vertical deformation has increased to around 15 cm in the area close to the current seismicity and its distribution is still compatible with a center of pressure in this area.
...19 Sep:
During the past hours, activity has been increasing further. The seismic recordings show continuous ground vibration.
While we are not sure about its origin and the interpretation of these data, it could be volcanic tremor and sign of magma moving underground. If so, the chances of an eruption are now getting even bigger.
...19 Sep:
The seismo-volcanic crisis is intensifying. During the past 24 hours, earthquakes have continued to pick up both in numbers and strength.
The largest so-far quake was a magnitude 3.8 quake at 11:16 local time at 10 km depth, initially reported even as magnitude 4, but later revised. SO far, 5 quakes during the past 24 hours were recorded with magnitudes of 3 or more. All of these were felt by locals.
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Karymsky (Kamchatka): (19 Sep) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 20 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG:19/0520Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): (19 Sep) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20210919/0717Z FL070 STNR OBS VA DTG:19/0720Z

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 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: EXPLODED AT 20210919/1203Z FL070 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:19/1210Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

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: LGT VA EMS LKLY to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): 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: RPRTS OF EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)

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: ONGOING LGT VA EMS LKLY 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 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 19 Sep 2021:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Apr 2021)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): powerful eruption sent ash up to 12,100 ft (updated 26 Aug 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 29 Aug 2021)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): lava overflowed dam and cut off another hiking trail to eruption site (updated 18 Sep 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 22 Aug 2021)
Great Sitkin (United States, Aleutian Islands): eruption continues with new lava flow (updated 13 Sep 2021)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Aug 2021)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Sep 2021)
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): fissure eruption on western flank since 19 Sep 2021 (updated 19 Sep 2021)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Aug 2021)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Aug 2021)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): new lava dome (updated 17 Sep 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Sep 2021)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Aug 2021)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Sep 2021)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Jun 2021)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 16 Dec 2020)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jun 2021)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): occasional low-level eruptive activity continues (updated 14 Sep 2021)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Sep 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): stronger-than-usual explosion (updated 14 Sep 2021)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Aug 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 Jul 2021)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Jul 2021)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2021)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 Sep 2021)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): new aerial images (updated 10 Sep 2021)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): new lava lake (updated 14 Jun 2021)
Ol Doinyo Lengai (Tanzania): effusion of natrocarbonatite lava inside the pit crater in the northern main crater (updated 27 Aug 2021)
Pacaya (Guatemala): activity is back after 4 months of calm period (updated 10 Sep 2021)
Pavlof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2021)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Jul 2021)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Aug 2021)
Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2021)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): degassing activity returned after 16 days (updated 11 Aug 2021)
Telica (Nicaragua): continuing strong ash emissions today (updated 2 Sep 2021)
Villarrica (Central Chile): glow suggesting rise of magma (updated 8 Aug 2021)

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