Kamchatka and the Kuriles volcanoes: Erupting or Restless
|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Karymsky (CAVW #300130)|
|(4) Current aviation colour code:||ORANGE|
|(5) Previous aviation colour code:||orange|
|(7) Notice Number:||2021-117|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 54 deg 2 min E 159 deg 26 min|
|(9) Area:||Kamchatka, Russia|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||1486 m (4874.08 ft)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||A moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data by KVERT showed: explosions sent ash up to 3 km a.s.l., an ash plume is extending for 12 km to the southwest of the volcano.|
A moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 7-8 km (23,000-26,200 ft) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircrafts.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||3000 m (9840 ft) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20210925/2240Z – Himawari-8|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 12 km (7 mi)|
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: SW / azimuth 225 deg
Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20210925/2240Z – Himawari-8
|(15) Contacts:|| Anton A. Nuzhdaev, IVS FEB RAS|
Duty scientist: +79622825253
|(16) Next Notice:||A new VONA will be issued if conditions change significantly or the colour code is changed. VONAs are posted at http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/.|
In Russia, KVERT, on behalf of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (IVS) FEB RAS, is responsible for providing information on volcanic activity to international air navigation services for the airspace users.
For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Information Release, September 25, 2021. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2021-117.