Chikurachki volcano (Paramushir Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 24 August-30 August 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)
Wed, 24 Aug 2016, 06:00 06:00 AM | BY: VNBased on satellite observations, KVERT reported that on 30 August a gas-and-ash plume from Chikurachki rose to an altitude of 2.5 km (8,200 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 35 km SE. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale).
Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on Chikurachki. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 24 August-30 August 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016, 07:13
KVERT lowered the Aviation Color Code back to green. Read all
Fri, 19 Aug 2016, 07:43
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