Alaid volcano (Kuril Islands, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 14 September-20 September 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)
KVERT reported that an intense thermal anomaly over Alaid identified in satellite images beginning at 1139 on 15 September (local time) likely indicated the onset of a Strombolian eruption. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale) the next day. Satellite images acquired at 1108 on 18 September showed a gas-and-steam plume containing ash drifting ESE.
Wed, 21 Sep 2022, 14:0014:00 PM | BY: VN
Several photographs of the eruption were taken that same day. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange.
Sources: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT), Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (IVS) of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2022. Report on Alaid. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 14 September-20 September 2022. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 21 Sep 2022, 00:00
Tue, 20 Sep 2022, 13:15
Alaid Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20220920/1230Z FL090 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 20/1230Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)