Volcanic activity worldwide 5 Oct 2021: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Krísuvík, Reventador, Kilaue...

Tue, 5 Oct 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
4.2 quake detected at 0.8 km SW of Keilir (image: VolcanoDiscovery)
4.2 quake detected at 0.8 km SW of Keilir (image: VolcanoDiscovery)
Lava fountain and flow this morning at La Palma (image: Canarias TV)
Lava fountain and flow this morning at La Palma (image: Canarias TV)
Digital model of the eruptive cone at the volcano (image: @Pg_Scarlato/twitter)
Digital model of the eruptive cone at the volcano (image: @Pg_Scarlato/twitter)
Lava fountain and ash plume rising from the crater at La Palma volcano during the afternoon of 4 Oct 2021
Lava fountain and ash plume rising from the crater at La Palma volcano during the afternoon of 4 Oct 2021
C-shaped spatter cone at the western fissure in Halemaʻumaʻu crater today (image: HVO)
C-shaped spatter cone at the western fissure in Halemaʻumaʻu crater today (image: HVO)
Krísuvík (Southwestern Iceland): (5 Oct) More than 1000 quakes have been detected near Keilir mountain over the past 24 hours of which one have been located with a maximum magnitude of 4.2 on 2 October.
4 quakes during the past 24 hours were recorded with magnitudes of 3 or more located about 1.3 km SW of Keilir.
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La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Toulouse warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20210919/1410Z ONGOING ERUPTION OBS VA DTG:05/1500Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
...5 Oct:
The eruption continues without significant changes this morning, with lava fountaining at the main vent, ash rising a 2-3 km and slowly drifting southwest, as well as a new lava flow from the now breached crater.
Already now, with only little more than two weeks of activity, it is significantly bigger than the two previous eruptions on the island during the past 100 years. The volume of erupted lava was estimated at 80 million cubic meters last Friday, and now probably more in the range of 100-120 million m3, surpasses both the eruptions of San Juan (1949, with 55 million m3 lava) and Teneguia (1971, 43 million m3 lava).
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The Canarias volcano observatory INVOLVCAN Volcanology Institute collaborates with INGV from Italy on the current activity at the volcano.
Italian observatory did many drone surveys over the last week to get a new digital model of the active cone that can be found in the attached file.
...5 Oct:
During most of today (Oct 4), the volcano produced a dense ash column that rose 2-3 km and drifted south or southwest, sparing the El Paso area this time. Lava flows continued to advance a bit both at the sea entry and widening some of the margins of the existing flow field.
At the growing cone, activity remained intense. The summit vents seem to have more or less merged to one main vent in the central depression of the cone, probably as a consequence of the partial collapse yesterday, and were producing a pulsating lava fountain. The fountains were still tall, but slightly less vigorous and more pulsating in nature compared to previous days.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20211005/1706Z FL080 EXTD W OBS VA DTG:05/1710Z

Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:05/0840Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Kilauea (Hawai'i): (5 Oct) The effusive eruption of the volcano continues.
Vigorous lava fountains reached by lava jets surpassed 50 m-60 m (164 ft-197 ft) and produced amounts of pumice, Peleʻs hair and volcanic glass fragments downwind along the rim and beyond Halemaʻumaʻu crater.
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Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): (5 Oct) 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: CONTG VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 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: CONTG FRQ VA EMS. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (4 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA EMS OBSD

Sangay (Ecuador): (5 Oct) 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 CONTG VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: PREV VA DISP

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

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Mon, 4 Oct 2021, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): Strong lava fountaining and effusion of lava flows continue at similarly high levels as during the past days, along with the generation of an ash plume that rises approx. 2 km and drifts southeast. ... Read all
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