Kamchatka and the Kuriles volcanoes: Erupting or Restless
KVERT Information Release
 (1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
 (2) Issued:20220518/0026Z
 (3) Volcano:Karymsky (CAVW #300130)
 (4) Current aviation colour code:ORANGE
 (5) Previous aviation colour code:orange
 (6) Source:KVERT
 (7) Notice Number:2022-36
 (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. The explosions sent ash up to 3 km a.s.l., the ash plume is extending for 18 km to the north-east of the volcano.

A moderate explosive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 12 km (39,400 ft) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:2500-3000 m (8200-9840 ft) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20220517/2341Z – NOAA 18 (4m5)
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 18 km (11 mi)
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: NE / azimuth 51 deg
Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20220517/2331Z – NOAA 18 (4m5)
Start time of explosion and how determined: 20220517/2330Z – Satellite data
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts: Alexander G. Manevich, IVS FEB RAS
mag@kscnet.ru +74152202115

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.

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For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Information Release, May 18, 2022. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2022-36.
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