Volcanic activity worldwide 4 Aug 2022: Karymsky volcano, Popocatépetl, Krakatau, Semeru, Ibu, Reve...

Thu, 4 Aug 2022, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Gas plumes continue to emit at the site (image: IMO)
Gas plumes continue to emit at the site (image: IMO)
Spatter ramparts and the spatter cone at the current eruption site (image:  Gisli Olafsson/twitter)
Spatter ramparts and the spatter cone at the current eruption site (image: Gisli Olafsson/twitter)
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  4 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 4 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  3 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 3 Aug 2022
Ash eruption at Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Ash eruption at Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  4 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 4 Aug 2022
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): A gas dispersion forecast has been activated for the current eruption site in Meradalir.
People should be aware of gas pollution near the site and are strongly advised not to approach the eruption that can be harmful to health.
... [read more]
...4 Aug:
The effusive eruption has continued throughout the last night.
The continuous "curtain of fire" has been already building elongated steep-sided ridges due to piling up hot, juvenile and plastic lava fragments around the fissure, so-called spatter ramparts.
... [read more]

Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20220804/1440Z FL170 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:04/1510Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Ebeko (Paramushir Island): (3 Aug) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20220803/2000Z FL140 EXTD S-E REPORTED OBS VA DTG:03/2100Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTED AT 20220804/1336Z FL080 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG:04/1320Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG:04/1720Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): (3 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV NW to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): (4 Aug) The explosive eruption at the volcano continues.
Two vulcanian-type explosions occurred from the crater, at 15:40 yesterday and 09:26 local time today, generating dense grey ash columns which reached 6,000 ft (1,800 m) and 3,000 ft (914 m) and drifted NW and SW.
... [read more]

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (4 Aug) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:04/0000Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

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 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT VA EMS PSBL to 20000 ft (6100 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows: POSS 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 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONT PSBL VA EMS to 23000 ft (7000 m)

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

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Previous news

Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
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. ... Read all
Tue, 2 Aug 2022, 21:00
Map of today's active volcanoes
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): A risk of an impending eruption has rapidly increased in the late afternoon today. ... Read all
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