Volcanic activity worldwide 17 Oct 2021: Fuego volcano, Reventador, Sangay, La Palma, Taal, Nevados ...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Latest map of lava flows and the tube system at La Palma as of Sun 17, 2021, afternoon (image: VolcanesyCienciaHoy / facebook)
Latest map of lava flows and the tube system at La Palma as of Sun 17, 2021, afternoon (image: VolcanesyCienciaHoy / facebook)
View of the vent area at La Palma this morning (image: Canarias TV live stream)
View of the vent area at La Palma this morning (image: Canarias TV live stream)
Strong explosion from Suwanosejima volcano yesterday (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Strong explosion from Suwanosejima volcano yesterday (image: @mykagoshima/twitter)
Taal volcano from satellite on 4 October (image: Sentinel 2)
Taal volcano from satellite on 4 October (image: Sentinel 2)
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): Enrique / VolcanesyCienciaHoy on facebook posted a very informative new lava flow map shown below.
Lava flow (or lobe) 9C has developed 3 arms. One of them, the one located more to the north, traveled about 450 m since yesterday's position and is likely going to reach the ocean in the course of this evening, destroying on its way banana fields. The flow destroyed the SPAR supermarket in La Laguna, but fortunately only few other structures.
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...17 Oct:
Activity has been a bit lower today compared to previous days. Volcanic tremor remains at moderate levels with pulses of intensification now and then, but is lower than during the past days, suggesting that lava effusion also decreased a bit.

At the vents, a lava flow continued to be active and explosions at the upper vents produce pulsating fountains with strong ash emissions. The ash plume has been rising nearly vertically today due to the absence of winds, reaching an altitude of approx. 4000 m.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20211017/1524Z OVER FL060 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG:17/1520Z
...16 Oct:
A series of high-ash column explosions occurred at the volcano over the past two days.
The Japan Meteorological Agency reported that ash plumes rose 8,500 ft (2,600 m) above the Ontake summit crater and drifted most often W direction.
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Taal (Luzon, Philippines): (16 Oct) A strong fumarolic activity continues at the volcano.
The local observatory PHIVOLCS recorded 23,576 tonnes/day! of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions yesterday. This data is the highest level recorded in Taal volcano ever since 5 July when the latest emissions record was reached.
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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 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): 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: VA EM RPRTD IN VONA to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): 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: VA SEEN IN SAT to 20000 ft (6100 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: VA NOT OBSD to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 27000 ft (8200 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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 25 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC EMISSION to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 17 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): increased lava fountains, new short-lived vent opened (updated 14 Oct 2021)
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 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): actively growing lava lake at high levels (updated 10 Oct 2021)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Oct 2021)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2021)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Oct 2021)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Oct 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 16 Oct 2021)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 27 Aug 2020)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Oct 2021)
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)
Kerinci (Sumatra): 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 10 Oct 2021)
Nishino-shima (Volcano Islands, Japan): degassing from crater + new aerial images (updated 14 Oct 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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Map of today's active volcanoes
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Map of today's active volcanoes
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 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction. ... Read all
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