Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka : Increased volcanic activity of Klyuchevskoy continues.

Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka : Increased volcanic activity of Klyuchevskoy continues.

Increased volcanic activity of Klyuchevskoy continues.

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 extended for about 100 km to the south-east on 10 April, and to the north-east on 14 April.

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 they continue to grow.
On the night of April 14 to 15, began the strengthening of volcanic activity with lava gushing into the crater up to 200 m, falling over the edge. In the morning, appeared on the Klyuchevskoi weak and occasional ash emissions.

In the evening, in the crater incandescent material emissions are observed. There is no lava flows on the slopes.

April 16, 2016.Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka :

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

 

Sources : Kvert , Volkstat.ru.

Photo : Volkstat.ru

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