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Chikurachki Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 31/1120Z to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Mon, 31 Jan 2022, 12:15
12:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 31/01/22 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220131/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIKURACHKI 290360
PSN: N5019 E15528
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 1781M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 31/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5016 E15533 - N5008 E15456 - N5024 E15452 -
N5027 E15530 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1720Z SFC/FL190 N5021 E15531 - N4923 E15525 -
N4850 E15332 - N5023 E15325
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/2320Z SFC/FL190 N4740 E15701 - N4655 E15411 -

N4925 E15242 - N5020 E15527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20220131/1800Z=

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Chikurachki volcano (Paramushir Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 24 August-30 August 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)

Based 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). ... Read all
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Satellite image of Chikurachki volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Chikurachki volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Chikurachki volcano
stratovolcano 1816 m / 5,958 ft
Paramushir Island (Kuril Islands), 50.33°N / 155.46°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Chikurachki volcano eruptions:
2022, 2016, 2015, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1986, 1973, 1964, 1961, 1958, 1853-59
Typical eruption style
strombolian & effusive
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