The explosive activity of the Karymsky volcano has resumed.
Ash explosions from the volcano up to 6,000 -7,000 m above sea level began at around 8:45 p.m. UTC on December 9. The ash clouds drift north-west of the volcano for 60 km.
A moderate explosive activity continues; the aviation code has changed from yellow to orange.
Sources: KVERT & VAAC Tokyo
In Papua New Guinea, Manam still shows gas emissions on December 5 and 10, respectively to the south-southeast and west.
VAAC Darwin reported an ash emission at an altitude of 2,400 meters, drifting southwest on December 6.
Sources: VAAC Tokyo & Sentinel-2
In Chile, the reconnaissance overflight on December 9 shows that the lava lake of Villarica, about 10 to 15 meters in diameter, is semi-covered by a solidified floating crust.
A very weak incandescence is visible, but only by infrared camera.
Volcanic technical alert remains in Amarilla
Sources: POVI & Sernageomin
In Sinabung, on the island of Sumatra, a white plume is observed, of a moderate height about 50-200 meters from the summit.
At the seismicity level, on December 9, 2020, it was recorded:
- 85 collapse / avalanche earthquakes
- 17 low frequency earthquakes
- 13 hybrid / multiphase earthquakes
- 2 distant tectonic earthquakes
The activity level remains at 3 / siaga, with a recommendation not to carry out activities in the villages that have been relocated, as well as within a radial radius of 3 km from the summit of G. Sinabung, and a sector radius of 5 km for the south-eastern sector and 4 km for the east-north sector.
Sources: PVMBG & Firdaus Surbakti / Beidar Sinabung