Zhupanovsky, Kamchatka : Moderate steam-gas activity of the volcano continues.

Zhupanovsky, Kamchatka : Moderate steam-gas activity of the volcano continues.

Moderate activity 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 aircraft at low altitude.

Moderate steam-gas activity of the volcano continues. According to satellite data by the Tokyo VAAC and KVERT, explosions sent ash up to 7 km above the 05, 07 and 09 February. Ash plumes have spread over about 546 km east and north of the volcano. A thermal anomaly on the volcano was observed on 05 and 09-11 February . The volcano was quiet on the other days of the week.

According to data from the satellite of KVERT, the ash plume rose up to 1 km, and extended over about 288 kilometers east of the volcano.

Distance ash plume / cloud volcano 179 miles (288 km)
Drift direction of the ash plume / cloud from the volcano: ESE / azimuth 109 degrees
Time and method of determination of plume / ash cloud: 20160213 / 0142Z – MODIS AQUA (31m32)
Start time of explosion and how she was determined : 02.12.2016 / 8:29 p.m., video data.

February 14 , 2016. Zhupanovsky, Kamchatka :

53.59 N, 159.15 E;
Altitude: 9702 ft (2958 m)
Aviation Color Code: ORANGE

Source : Kvert

Photo : videodata. KB GS RAS

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