Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Aug 2022: Fuego volcano, Karymsky, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Semeru, Sh...

Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Halldór Björnsson from the IMO flies over the current eruption site (image: IMO)
Halldór Björnsson from the IMO flies over the current eruption site (image: IMO)
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image:  Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
The current eruption site seen from the sky (image: Kristín Jónsdóttir/twitter)
New eruptive fissure accompanied by small lava fountains (image: mbl.is)
New eruptive fissure accompanied by small lava fountains (image: mbl.is)
Earthquake M 3.6 (green star) location under Grimsvötn volcano (image: IMO)
Earthquake M 3.6 (green star) location under Grimsvötn volcano (image: IMO)
Explosion from Karymsky volcano yesterday (image: KVERT)
Explosion from Karymsky volcano yesterday (image: KVERT)
Incandescent avalanches from the lava dome at Shiveluch volcano (image: Y. Demyanchuk/volkstat.ru)
Incandescent avalanches from the lava dome at Shiveluch volcano (image: Y. Demyanchuk/volkstat.ru)
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on  3 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Ebeko volcano on 3 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on  3 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 3 Aug 2022
Elevated degassing activity at Taal volcano today (image: PHIVOLCS)
Elevated degassing activity at Taal volcano today (image: PHIVOLCS)
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  3 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 3 Aug 2022
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): Magnús Tumi Guðmundsson, a professor of geophysics, says that the new eruption is likely five-to-ten bigger than the previous eruption, but not the big one.
The new eruption poses no imminent threat to inhabitants and infrastructure as the site is far enough from the closest infrastructure. From the nearby morphology, it seems the lava flow will flow likely into Meradalir valley on the east-southeast or towards the north.
... [read more]
...3 Aug:
Scientists already published the exact location of the new eruption site.
The eruptive fissure is located approx. 3 km north of Langihryggur with an approx. length of 360 meters.
Fountaining continues along the full-length fissure, feeding a new lava flow field that sometimes overlaps (in the south part of the fissure) the lava flow field from the previous eruption.
...3 Aug:
The eruption continues at modest intensity (although it is likely to gradually increase), as a typical fissure eruption with lava fountains forming a "curtain of fire" along an approx. 100 m long fissure that opened today at around 1.36 p.m. A sheet-like lava flow is slowly spreading on both sides of the fissure.

You can watch it live via the webcam of mbl.is on Youtube:

...3 Aug:
A new eruption started.
From available live webcams (link here), a new eruptive fissure opened at about 13:26 local time today. Pulsating small lava fountains are seen from the fissure.
... [read more]

Grímsvötn (Iceland): (2 Aug) The Icelandic Meteorological Office raised the alert level for the volcano to "yellow", as an elevated seismic activity has been registered this afternoon.
Several quakes were recorded with magnitudes of 1 or more, of which 1 have been located with a maximum magnitude of 3.6 that occurred at 14:24 local time.
Source: Icelandic Meteorological Office volcano activity update 2 August 2022

Krísuvík (Southwestern Iceland): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center London (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION STARTED AT 1330Z OBS VA DTG:03/1338Z

Karymsky (Kamchatka): (3 Aug) The eruptive activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels with sporadic powerful explosions as occurred at 21:44 local time yesterday.
A spectacular vulcanian eruption produced a dense grey ash plume, which reached approx. 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude and drifted about 12 km to the S-SW of the volcano.
Source: Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team volcano activity update 3 August 2022

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): The extrusive eruption at the volcano continues at high levels.
Hot, viscous magma continues to rise into the actively growing lava dome and piles up the material prone to collapse into glowing dome blocks and avalanches.
Ash plumes (so-called phoenix clouds) separating from avalanches reach up to approx. 15,000 ft (4,600 m) altitude as it descends the slope.

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (3 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20220803/0322Z FL140 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:03/0320Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20220803/1414Z FL080 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:03/1410Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20220803/1907Z FL070 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG:03/1900Z

Taal (Luzon, Philippines): A strong degassing at the Main Crater Lake has been observed over the past three days.
The local observatory's surveillance cameras detected gas-steam abundant plumes rising from the crater lake which rose 2,4 km above it.
... [read more]

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL030 MOV SW AT 03/0840Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (2 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL130 MOV W AT 02/0255Z OBS VA DTG:02/2300Z

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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 SML VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 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: DSCRT VA EMS OBS to 15000 ft (4600 m)
...3 Aug:
The local observatory reported that the lava flow decreased its advance and is no longer active towards the Ceniza chute.
Weak-to-moderate vulcanian-type explosions continue to take place at regular intervals of 4 to 7 per hour generating 1,1 km-1,3 km high ash plumes that extended about 15 km to the west-southwest of the volcano.
... [read more]

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS to 23000 ft (7000 m)

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: VA EMS OBS 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS 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 20 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT PUFF EMISSIONS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 3 Aug 2022:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 22 Apr 2021)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 11 Mar 2022)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): new eruption is estimated bigger than previous one (updated 3 Aug 2022)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 3 Aug 2022)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 15 Jun 2022)
Karymsky (Kamchatka): vigorous eruption yesterday (updated 3 Aug 2022)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 11 May 2022)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Jul 2022)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 2 Jul 2022)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 12 Jun 2022)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 14 Apr 2022)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 8 Jul 2022)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 24 Jul 2022)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 10 Jun 2022)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 May 2022)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Aug 2022)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 30 Jul 2022)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): elevated activity, lava blocks tumble down from Caliente dome (updated 7 Jul 2022)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 May 2022)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): phase of intense activity continues (updated 3 Aug 2022)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): new lava flow on Sciara del Fuoco (updated 28 Jul 2022)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 29 May 2022)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 11 Apr 2022)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Aoba (Vanuatu): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 20 Feb 2022)
Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 23 Jul 2021)
Barren Island (Indian Ocean): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 16 Mar 2021)
Bezymianny (Central Kamchatka Depression): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 12 Jul 2022)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Jul 2022)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 12 Jul 2022)
Great Sitkin (United States, Aleutian Islands): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 16 Jul 2022)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 22 Apr 2022)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 23 Jun 2022)
Nyamuragira (DRCongo): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 9 Feb 2022)
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): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 31 May 2022)
Raung (East Java): Volcanic Alert Level lowered to Orange (updated 29 Jul 2022)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 28 Apr 2022)
Villarrica (Central Chile): activity remains unchanged, glow suggests stable lava pond (updated 31 May 2022)

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