Roundup of Global Volcanic Activity – New Activity for the Week 2 September 2020 – 8 September 2020

Kavachi | Solomon Islands : Satellite data showed discoloured water around Kavachi possibly beginning in early September; by 7 September discoloured plumes in the water were visible E of the submarine cone.

Sinabung | Indonesia : PVMBG reported that white plumes rose as high as 600 m above Sinabung’s summit and drifted in multiple directions on most days during 2-8 September. At 0513 on 5 September an eruption produced a gray ash plume that rose at least 800 m and drifted NNE. Emissions were brown and white on 6 September. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), with a general exclusion zone of 3 km and extensions to 5 km on the SE sector and 4 km in the NE sector.

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