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M6.6 Quake Rattles Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula

Posted by feww on March 29, 2017

Grace – PAL

Strong Earthquake Strikes 78km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia

Earthquake Details:

Magnitude: 6.6 mww [USGS/EHP]
Location: 56.920°N, 162.734°E [78km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia]
Depth: 22.8 km
Time: 2017-03-29 04:09:24 (UTC)

Kambalny Volcano Eruption

The earthquake occurred near Kambalny volcano which erupted last week after 250 years of dormancy. The volcano is still spewing  smoke and ash to an altitude of about 8,000 meters asl.

Explosive eruption of Kambalny volcano continues. Strong ash plume of the volcano at sunset on 26 March, 2017. Date: 26/3/2017      Author(s): L. Varavskaya, Kronotsky Reserve, Kamcha.   Source: http://www.kronoki.ru/ ©Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS, KVERT

KVERT/Volcano Observatory Notification to Aviation
(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
(2) Issued: 20170329/0357Z
(3) Volcano: Kambalny (CAVW #300010)
(4) Current Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
(5) Previous Aviation Color Code: orange
(6) Source: KVERT
(7) Notice Number: 2017-40
(8) Volcano Location: N 51 deg 18 min E 156 deg 52 min
(9) Area: Kamchatka, Russia
(10) Summit Elevation: 7071.68 ft (2156 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: The explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Satellite data showed an ash plume about 56 km to the west-southwest from the volcano.

The explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700-26,200 ft (6-8 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.

http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/index_eng.php

VONA/KVERT Information Release, March 29, 2017. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2017-40.

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Klyuchevskoy Volcano Erupts Explosively

Posted by feww on June 14, 2016

Klyuchevskoy ejects column of ash 6-8 kilometers a.s.l.

The latest eruption, detected Tuesday morning, saw the ash column rising 6-8 kilometers into the air. The plume stretched for 47 kilometers to the west of the volcano, Russia’s Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS (KVERT) reported.

  • Aviation Color Code: ORANGE
  • Current State: Ash plume extended 47 km to the west from the volcano.
  • Danger Prognosis for Aviation: Explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700-26,240 ft (6-8 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.
  • Volcanic cloud height: 16400-19680 ft (5000-6000 m) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20160613/2209Z – Video data
  • Other volcanic cloud information: Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 29 mi (47 km)
  • Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: W / azimuth 274 deg
  • Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20160613/2129Z – NOAA 18 (4m5)

The 4,750m volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula has been continuously active for the past five decades, with the number of tremors and ash eruptions notably rising recently.

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Klyuchevskoy Volcano. Location 56°3’20″N, 160°38’31″E; Elevation 4,750m. View from F.Yu. Levinson-Lessing Kamchatkan Volcanological Station (Klyuchi village, 30 km to the north-north-east from the volcano). Click image to update. © Webcam of IVS FEB RAS [See Fair Use Notice.]

Kamchatka and the Northern Kuriles Volcanoes: Erupting or Restless

Kamchatka N Kuriles volcanoes - Erupting or Restless
Source: KVERT

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