The ash plume has spread to the southeast of the volcano.
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19.700 to 26.240 feet (6-8 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. The current activity could affect international low-flying aircraft.
Distance ash plume / volcano cloud: 17 mi (28 km)
Drift direction of the ash plume / cloud from the volcano: Southeast / azimuth 135 degrees
Time and method of determining the ash plume / cloud: 20160516 / 2010Z – 18 NOAA (4M5)
KVERT reported that a Strombolian eruption at Klyuchevskoy continued during 29 April-6 May. Satellite and video data showed a lava flow effusing on the SE flank, down the Apakhonchich drainage. Satellite images showed an intense thermal anomaly over the volcano, and an ash cloud that drifted 88 km SE on 2 May. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange.
May 18, 2016 ,Klyuchevskoy , Kamchatka :
Elevation 4754 m
Source : Kvert , GVP.
Photo : Yu. Demyanchuk, IVS FEB RAS, KVERT