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Volcanic activity worldwide 3 Oct 2019: Fuego volcano, Popocatépetl, Shiveluch, Dukono, Reventador,...

Thursday Oct 03, 2019 21:00 PM | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

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Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on  3 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Shiveluch volcano on 3 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on  2 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Manam volcano on 2 Oct 2019
Source: Terra satellite
Source: Terra satellite
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on  3 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 3 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on  3 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Popocatépetl volcano on 3 Oct 2019
Phreatic eruption at Poás on 30 Sep 2019 (image: OVSICORI_UNA webcam)
Phreatic eruption at Poás on 30 Sep 2019 (image: OVSICORI_UNA webcam)
Source: MODIS Sensor heat sources last 7 days (Univ. Hawaiʻi)
Source: MODIS Sensor heat sources last 7 days (Univ. Hawaiʻi)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): (3 Oct) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: VA FM 01/2340Z ERUPTION

Aso (central Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: POSS ACTIVITY CONT. VA CLD UNKNOWN AT 20191003/1800Z

Manam (Papua New Guinea): (2 Oct) Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows: VA TO FL100 MOV NW OBS VA DTG:02/2200Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Ulawun (New Britain, Papua New Guinea): Alert Level raised to Stage 3
Periods of volcano-tectonic earthquakes slowly transformed into continuous tremor with distinct bursts of high-frequency signals marking discrete volcano-tectonic events during 0430-0500 on 1 October. During this time a new vent opened in a deep valley on the SSW flank at 700 m elevation.
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Dukono (Halmahera): (3 Oct) 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 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 LAST OBSERVED AT 03/0330Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Popocatépetl (Central Mexico): 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: DECR ACT to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM OBS IN STLT.

Poas (Costa Rica): OVSICORI-UNA reported that during 16-26 September sulfur dioxide emissions from Poás drifted W and NE, causing a sulfur odor in Alajuela, Heredia, San José, and Cartago. Acidic rain was recorded at the official’s house in the Poás Volcano National Park (PNVP) on 23 September and at Universidad Nacional Costa Rica (UNA) in Heredia on 26 September.
At 05:40 local time on 30 September a five-minute-long phreatic eruption ejected sediment, and produced a plume that rose 2 km above the crater rim and drifted SW. Ashfall and a sulfur odor was reported in Trojas de Sarchi and Grecia. Officials closed the PNVP because of the eruption and ongoing elevated seismicity; the park remained closed the next day.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 25 September-1 October 2019

Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: VA EM RPRTD AT 1130Z.

Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: WV EMISSIONS

Copahue (Chile/Argentina): (3 Oct) On 30 September OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN, ONEMI, and SEGEMAR reported that three long-period (LP) earthquakes with notable magnitudes were located about 5.8 km NE of Copahue’s El Agrio Crater. In addition, abundant LP and volcano-tectonic (VT) signals with relatively lower magnitudes were also located in the same area. Some of the events were felt by residents of Caviahue (10 km E) and Copahue 7 km NE) in Argentina.
SERNAGEOMIN raised the Alert Level to Orange (second highest level on a four-color scale) and ONEMI updated the Yellow Alert (the middle level on a three-color scale) for residents, noting a restriction for entering a 5-km radius from El Agrio Crater. The seismic network recorded a local M 3.1 VT earthquake at 2340 on 30 September, and a local M 3.7 VT event at 0628 on 1 October. The report also noted that 14 lower-energy events (largest was M 2.4) were recorded.
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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 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 13000 ft (4000 m)
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