Volcanic activity worldwide 8 Oct 2021: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Reventador, Sangay,...

Fri, 8 Oct 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Ground vibrations from explosions at La Palma today (8 Oct 2021)
Ground vibrations from explosions at La Palma today (8 Oct 2021)
The new lava branch at the coast south of the previous delta (image: Canarian Government drone video)
The new lava branch at the coast south of the previous delta (image: Canarian Government drone video)
Lava tubes at Cumbre Vieja volcano (image: INVOLCAN)
Lava tubes at Cumbre Vieja volcano (image: INVOLCAN)
Aerial photo shows the tongue (right) of the main lava (left) extending south-southwest direction (image: @RTVCes/twitter)
Aerial photo shows the tongue (right) of the main lava (left) extending south-southwest direction (image: @RTVCes/twitter)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on  8 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 8 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on  8 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 8 Oct 2021
Webcam screenshot from today's explosion at Popocatépetl volcano (image: @chematierra/twitter)
Webcam screenshot from today's explosion at Popocatépetl volcano (image: @chematierra/twitter)
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on  8 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 8 Oct 2021
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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: ERUPTION AT 20210919/1410Z ONGOING ASH EMISION OBS VA DTG:08/2100Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...8 Oct:
During the past hours, the eruption has been becoming stronger, with pressure increasing in the main cone, our correspondent Victor from the Canarian volcanological society Volcanes de Canarias reported.
Strong ground vibrations from sustained, near-constant explosions can be felt in nearby areas, such as shown in the video taken at 9.17 a.m. local time from Tacande, at 3 km distance, taken a short time ago:

...8 Oct:
The ash plume from La Palma is threatening the airport operation of Tenerife North; some flights have been diverted to Tenerife South as consequence and operation of the North airport remains questionable if not unlikely in the coming hours.
...8 Oct:
Activity continues with no significant changes as the eruption approaches 3 weeks, during which is has by now covered more than 430 hectares of land and destroyed over a 1000 houses and other buildings.
At the vents, ash-rich fountaining and vigorous lava spattering continues to produce lava flows on the northwest flank of the cone, but more importantly, a significant ash and steam plume that forms a column rising 2-3 km and spreading along with the winds in various directions, currently including easterly currents, which unfortunately brings the ash plume to the airport area. This forced the closure of the airport since yesterday, forcing the diversion of flights to Tenerife. It is forecasted to last through tomorrow at least.
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...8 Oct:
Stunning picture of lava tubes was taken by the volcano observatory INVOLCAN.
Lava tubes are volcanological phenomena that extend the distance which a flow field can reach.
...8 Oct:
As we reported in the latest news, the main lava flow has formed the new branch located south of Todoque affecting banana crops, water tanks and some buildings.

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (8 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV W AT 08/0740Z EST VA DTG:08/0950Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: NEW VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)
...8 Oct:
Vulcanian activity continues from the summit crater.
The volcano produced large amount of ash this morning as strong explosion generated an increasingly dense ash plume. The eruption column dissipated towards the southwest.
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Fuego (Guatemala): (8 Oct) 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: VA EMS EXPCD to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): (8 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: NO VA SEEN

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS OBSD to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): 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: OCNL LGT VA CLDS OBSD to 16000 ft (4900 m)

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

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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 8 Oct 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 21 Sep 2021)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Sep 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)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): fountaining dominates at western fissure (updated 6 Oct 2021)
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Oct 2021)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Oct 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 Sep 2021)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): returning of lava lake (updated 30 Sep 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Oct 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): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Sep 2021)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Sep 2021)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): pyroclastic flow followed major explosion (updated 7 Oct 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)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): lava overflowed dam and cut off another hiking trail to eruption site (updated 26 Sep 2021)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Sep 2021)
Langila (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Sep 2021)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 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)
Pavlof (Alaska Peninsula, USA): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Aug 2021)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Aug 2021)
Telica (Nicaragua): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Sep 2021)
Villarrica (Central Chile): glow suggesting rise of magma (updated 8 Aug 2021)

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