Popocatepetl volcano (Mexico): strong explosion; emissions to 23,000 ft. Over the past week, the activity of the volcano has remained at moderately high levels. On 19 January at about 15:00 local time, a powerful eruption occurred from the summit crater generated an increasingly tall and dense dark ash plume that rose to estimated 23,000 ft (7,000 m) altitude and drifted N.
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 Europes biggest colossus Mount Etna blows out of the relatively new crater on the southeastern slope of the ionic volcano spewing out "sporadic bursts" of lava and ash plumes: A very impressive 38 volcanoes around the world are at this moment erupting or showing activity (Video)
At the end of December 2020, daily volcanic tremor duration increased to approx. 1000 min/day around which value it has been decreasing on 13 and 14 January (500 min/day) and started to increase again on 15 January until yesterday when the highest value in January was recorded (1319 minutes). This event, as well as near-constant emissions of gas and small amounts of ash, suggest the continued rise of fresh magma probably accumulating as a new lava dome in the inner summit crater. Source: Centro Nacional de Prevencion de Desastres volcano activity update 21 January 2021.
Sunday, 17 January 2021 Spare a thought for Indonesia! Mount Semeru, on the most densely populated island of Java, spews hot clouds 4.5 kilometres high with another 9 volcanoes erupting or showing activity and 56 dead and hundreds injured from the recent quake and a further 33 dead from flood disasters
The Eruption continues an impressive start to 2021 concerning volcanic and seismic activity in and around The Pacific Ring Of Fire with 11 major quakes, mag 6 or higher and a plethora of volcanoes erupting or showing activity in the first 3 weeks of 2021.