Volcanic activity worldwide 18 Oct 2021: Fuego volcano, Reventador, Piton de la Fournaise, Sangay, L...

Mon, 18 Oct 2021, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Activity at the vent of the eruption on La Palma this afternoon (image: Canarias TV live stream)
Activity at the vent of the eruption on La Palma this afternoon (image: Canarias TV live stream)
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Suwanose-jima volcano on 18 Oct 2021
Earthquakes under Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
Earthquakes under Piton de la Fournaise volcano (image: OVPF)
La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): The eruption continues with no significant changes. At the vent, a lava flow is being erupted and intense ash emissions create an eruption column rising to approx. 4000 m.
Although the activity has been much less noisy recently, the continuous gas and ash emissions, often in combination with little wind has been causing lots of ash fall and poor air quality in the Ariadne Valley, which is an increasing problem.
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Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20211018/1117Z OVER FL060 STNR OBS VA DTG:18/1110Z

Manam (Papua New Guinea): (18 Oct) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin 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: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL080 OBS MOV NW AT 18/0600Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE.

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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONS VA EMS OBSD 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: OCNL VA EMS OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): 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: FRQ VA EMS OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 25000 ft (7600 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 15 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows: SPORADIC EMISSIONS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): Alarm level 1 has been issued for the volcano, as there are signs that a new eruption is likely going to happen in the very near future.
A seismic crisis started under the volcano at 4:33 a.m. this morning, including hundreds of earthquakes, which are characteristic of rapid magma ascent.
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Volcano Activity Summary for 18 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 18 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)
Manam (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)
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion): effusive eruption slowed down (updated 18 Oct 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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