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Volcanic activity worldwide 14 Aug 2022: Fuego volcano, Semeru, Reventador, Sangay, Sakurajima, Neva...

Sun, 14 Aug 2022, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Location of tourists walking on a new fresh lava field (image:  Isak Finnbogason - ICELAND FPV)
Location of tourists walking on a new fresh lava field (image: Isak Finnbogason - ICELAND FPV)
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 14 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 14 Aug 2022
Satellite image of Kadovar volcano on 14 Aug 2022
Explosion from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 12 Aug (image: SGC)
Explosion from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 12 Aug (image: SGC)
The lava flow oozes out through SE gorge at Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
The lava flow oozes out through SE gorge at Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Fagradalsfjall (Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland): Two visitors to the main eruption site narrowly avoided a self-provoked catastrophe and cruel death by lava flow.
Yesterday (13 August 2022) around 17:55 local time, two persons could be seen on a viral drone video approaching a small red-hot lava flow close to the main spatter cone. They were likely unaware of walking on a new fresh crusted lava field, prone to collapse and sudden fall through it into molten rock. This was extremely risky to happen an accident immediately.
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Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20220814/1509Z OVER FL070 EXTD E OBS VA DTG:14/1500Z

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20220814/1104Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:14/1100Z

Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): (14 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: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL070 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:14/0750Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin 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 OBS TO FL150 MOV W AT 14/2010Z OBS VA DTG:14/2010Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): (14 Aug) 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 OBS to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): The explosive eruption at the volcano continues.
The Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC) registered a continuous seismic activity (tremor and long-period/low-frequency earthquakes) hinting elevated fluid movements of gas, water and possibly magma under the surface.
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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: VA EMS OBS to 23000 ft (7000 m)
...13 Aug:
The Instituto Geofísico observatory recorded highly elevated surface temperatures at the volcano yesterday that resulted in the formation of a new lava flow.
As usual, the lava effusion began to descend from the summit crater over the southeastern flank, also visible from Macas town.
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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: VA EMS OBS 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 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Volcano Activity Summary for 14 Aug 2022:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (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): Tourists nearly got themselves into serious danger when walked on fresh lava field yesterday (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): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 3 Aug 2022)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 11 May 2022)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 4 Aug 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)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): eruptive activity continues (updated 14 Aug 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 13 Aug 2022)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 7 Jul 2022)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 1 May 2022)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 8 Aug 2022)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 13 Aug 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)
Kadovar (Northeast of New Guinea): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 25 Jun 2022)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 22 Apr 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): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (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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