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:||2021-153|
|(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:||The moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed separate explosions send ash up to 4.5 km a.s.l., and ash plume is extending for 235 km to the east-northeast of the volcano.|
A moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 10 km (32,800 ft) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||4500 m (14760 ft) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20211203/0510Z – Himawari-8|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 235 km (146 mi)|
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: E / azimuth 85 deg
Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20211203/0510Z – Himawari-8
Start time of explosion and how determined: 20211202/1630Z – Satellite data
|(15) Contacts:||Dr. Olga A. Girina, Head of KVERT, 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, December 03, 2021. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2021-153.