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Stromboli volcano, Popocatépetl, Semeru, Shiveluch, Dukono,…

Fri, Sep 2, 2022, 9:00 PM

9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS

Map of today’s active volcanoes

View of a strong eruption of the Stromboli volcano from the viewpoint 400m away (image: Tom Pfeiffer)

View of a strong eruption of the Stromboli volcano from the viewpoint 400m away (image: Tom Pfeiffer)

Satellite image of the Shiveluch volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Shiveluch volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Chikurachki volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Chikurachki volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Suwanose-jima volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Suwanose-jima volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Lewotolo volcano on September 2, 2022

Satellite image of the Lewotolo volcano on September 2, 2022

Stromboli (Aeolian Islands, Italy): The trails leading to the viewpoints have been restored and excursions for individuals and groups to see the activity of the volcano can resume tomorrow (September 3, 2022), Italian news reported.
Volcano treks to see the famous volcano are one of the main sources of income on the island. Locals restored and partially reopened new trails in record time, after many trails became impassable following devastating mudslides that rolled down the mountain during heavy rains on August 12 this year (see previous article ).

Visitors are allowed to freely reach an altitude of 290 meters, while reaching the highest and best vantage point at 400m requires booking a tour with one of the mountain guides.

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Tokyo has warned of a volcanic ash plume that has risen to an estimated altitude of 15,000ft (4,600m) or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 knots in the E direction.
The complete report is as follows: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z at 15,000 ft (4,600 m)

Chikurachki (Paramushir Island): (2 Sept.) Explosive activity continues. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Tokyo warned of a volcanic ash plume that rose to an estimated altitude of 12,000 feet (3,700 m) or flight level 120 and moving at 15 knots NE.
The complete report is as follows: VA AT 20220902/0530Z FL120 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 02/0530Z at 12,000 ft (3,700 m)

Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) published the following report: EXPLOSED AT 20220902/1355Z VA CLD UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG:02/1340Z

Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) published the following report: VA REPORTED TO FL100 MOV NW EST VA DTG:02/0830Z

Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned of a volcanic ash plume that rose to an estimated altitude of 14,000 feet (4,300 m) or flight level 140.
The full report is as follows: DISCRETE VA TO FL140 MOV SW OBS VA DTG: 02/1100Z at 14,000 ft (4,300 m)

Dukono (Halmahera): (2 Sept.) Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) published the following report: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV W AT 01/2330Z

Popocatépetl (central Mexico): Explosive activity continues. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Washington warned of a volcanic ash plume that rose to an estimated altitude of 20,000 feet (6,100 m) or flight level 200.
The full report is as follows: MINOR VA EMS OBS at 20000 feet (6100 m)

Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Explosive activity continues. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Washington warned of a volcanic ash plume that rose to an estimated altitude of 22,000 feet (6,700 m) or flight level 220.
The full report is as follows: VA EMS OBS at 22,000 feet (6,700 m)

Sangay (Ecuador): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned of a volcanic ash plume that has risen to an estimated altitude of 20,000 feet (6,100 m) or flight level 200 and is moving at 20 knots in the W direction.
The full report is as follows: VA EMS OBS at 20,000 feet (6,100 m)

Reventador (Ecuador): Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Washington has reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: Sporadic Volcanic Ash Emissions

Sabancaya (Peru): Explosive activity continues. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Buenos Aires warned of a volcanic ash plume that rose to an estimated altitude of 25,000 feet (7,600 m) or flight level 250 and moving at 15 knots SE.
The full report is as follows: continuous ash emissions up to 25,000 ft (7,600 m)

Volcano activity summary for September 2, 2022:

Currently erupting:

Dukono (Halmahera): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated April 22, 2021)
Ebeko (Paramushir Island): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 26, 2022)
Erebus (Antarctica): active lava lake in the summit crater (updated on December 8, 2014)
Erta Ale (Danakil Depression, Ethiopia): both craters continue to erupt, stalactites in the south pit, hornito in the north pit (updated August 17, 2022)
Fuego (Guatemala): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 3, 2022)
Ibu (Halmahera, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 17, 2022)
Kilauea (Hawaii): M 4.0 earthquake yesterday (updated August 23, 2022)
Krakatau (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 4, 2022)
Lewotolo (Lesser Sunda Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated July 2, 2022)
Masaya (Nicaragua): minor ashfall (updated October 24, 2019)
Merapi (Central Java, Indonesia): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated June 12, 2022)
Nevado del Ruiz (Colombia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 19, 2022)
Nevados de Chillán (Central Chile): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated April 14, 2022)
Nyiragongo (DR Congo): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated July 8, 2022)
Popocatépetl (central Mexico): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 24, 2022)
Reventador (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 15, 2022)
Sabancaya (Peru): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated May 25, 2022)
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 2, 2022)
Sangay (Ecuador): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 25, 2022)
Santiaguito (Guatemala): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated July 7, 2022)
Semeru (East Java, Indonesia): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated May 1, 2022)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated August 15, 2022)
Stromboli (Aeolian Islands, Italy): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated September 2, 2022)
Suwanose-jima (Ryukyu Islands): Volcanic Ash Advisory (updated May 29, 2022)
Yasur (Tanna Island, Vanuatu): Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report (updated April 11, 2022)