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Volcanic activity worldwide 20 Jan 2023: Stromboli volcano, Santiaguito, Fuego, Popocatépetl, Semer...

Fri, 20 Jan 2023, 21:00
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Map of today's active volcanoes
Map of today's active volcanoes
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 20 Jan 2023
Satellite image of Sakurajima volcano on 20 Jan 2023
Vulcanian eruption from Semeru volcano on 18 Jan (image: PVMBG)
Vulcanian eruption from Semeru volcano on 18 Jan (image: PVMBG)
Glowing lava bombs and its ballistic trajectory during the eruption at Fuego volcano in early January (image: Diego Rizzo Photo)
Glowing lava bombs and its ballistic trajectory during the eruption at Fuego volcano in early January (image: Diego Rizzo Photo)
Powerful paroxysm showered the upper flank with scoria bombs last night (image: POVI)
Powerful paroxysm showered the upper flank with scoria bombs last night (image: POVI)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Toulouse (VAAC) issued the following report: ERUPTION AT 20230120/0821Z NO ASH CLOUD IS PRODUCED OBS VA DTG:20/0827Z

Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: EXPLODED AT 20230120/1807Z OVER FL090 STNR OBS VA DTG:20/1800Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): (20 Jan) Vulcanian-type eruptions continue to take place from Jonggring Saloko crater at roughly regular intervals every 15-30 minutes. Grey ash plumes rose about 500 meters above the crater over the past days, throwing lava bombs in various directions.

The volcano observatory reported a seismic signal with a maximum amplitude of 20 mm and a duration of 100 seconds.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 20 January 2023

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 .
The full report is as follows: NEW VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Santiaguito (Guatemala): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington 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: NEW VA EMS to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): (20 Jan) Vulcanian and strombolian activity continues from the summit crater.
The volcano continues to erupt near-continuous weak-to-moderate, sometimes ash-rich explosions at regular intervals of 6 to 8 per hour.
... [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 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows: VA EM AT 20/1023Z to 22000 ft (6700 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: NEW VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): (20 Jan) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington 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: OCNL EM to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Cotopaxi (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: NEW VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: UNABLE TO DETECT

Villarrica (Central Chile): (20 Jan) Strombolian activity at the volcano continues to be elevated.
Another lava-fountaining episode (paroxysm) appeared from the summit vent, vigorous lava jets reached perhaps 100 m in height, throwing hot, fresh and incandescent ejecta on the upper western-southwestern slopes of the edifice.
... [read more]

Volcano Activity Summary for 20 Jan 2023:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 15 Sep 2022)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 10 Jan 2023)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in summit crater (updated 8 Dec 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil depression, Ethiopia): hornito in southern pit crater continues to be active, field report (updated 31 Dec 2022)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): eruption continues with lava flow (updated 13 Jan 2023)
Fuego (Guatemala): continuing eruptions (updated 20 Jan 2023)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 11 Nov 2022)
Kilauea (Hawai'i): lava continues to fill up eastern lava lake (updated 7 Jan 2023)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 12 Jan 2023)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Jan 2023)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated 24 Oct 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 31 Dec 2022)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 7 Jan 2023)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 18 Oct 2022)
Nyiragongo (DRCongo): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 8 Jul 2022)
Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 2 Jan 2023)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 28 Dec 2022)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 26 Dec 2022)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 6 Jan 2023)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 19 Dec 2022)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 18 Jan 2023)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): vulcanian activity persists (updated 20 Jan 2023)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2023)
Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 17 Jan 2023)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 4 Jan 2023)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 29 Dec 2022)

Eruption warning / minor activity:

Ahyi (United States, Mariana Islands): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 29 Nov 2022)
Alaid (Atlasov Island, Northern Kuriles): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 26 Nov 2022)
Aoba (Vanuatu): degassing continues (updated 9 Dec 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 24 Oct 2022)
Cotopaxi (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 9 Jan 2023)
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)
Kerinci (Sumatra): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 11 Jan 2023)
Lascar (Northern Chile): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 12 Dec 2022)
Manam (Papua New Guinea): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 18 Dec 2022)
Marapi (Western Sumatra, Indonesia): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 13 Jan 2023)
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)
Rincón de la Vieja (Costa Rica): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 28 Apr 2022)
Semisopochnoi (United States, Aleutian Islands): Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated 29 Dec 2022)
Taal (Luzon, Philippines): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated 21 Oct 2022)
Villarrica (Central Chile): intense paroxysm activity continues (updated 20 Jan 2023)

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