Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka : Increased volcanic activity continues on Klyuchevskoy.

Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka : Increased volcanic activity continues on Klyuchevskoy.

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.

Explosive volcano eruption of Strombolian type continues. A strong gas-steam activity of the volcano continues too. Satellite data by KVERT showed an intensive thermal anomaly over the volcano all week. Strong gas-steam plumes containing ash extended for about 55 km to the north-east on 15 April.

On the other hand, Volkstat.ru. learn us that:

Increased volcanic activity continues on Klyuchevskoy.

On the night of April 14 to 15, began strengthening volcanic activity with lava gushing into the crater up to 200 m on the edge. In the morning, appeared weak and occasional ash emissions.
At night, there is a constant glow in the crater in the infrared range. According KFGS RAS spasmodic volcanic tremors continue until 5.05 m / sec. and continue to grow.

At night, through clouds, in a crater there is a constant emission of light incandescent bombs at a height of 100 m above the crater rim. Lava flows on the volcano slopes were observed.

April 21, 2016.Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka :

56.06 N, 160.64 E;
Elevation 15580 ft (4750 m)
Aviation Color Code is YELLOW

 

Source : Kvert , Volkstat.ru.

Photo : Volkstat.ru.

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