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Chikurachki Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20220630/1130Z FL150 EXTD W OBS VA DTG: 30/1130Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thu, 30 Jun 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 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:01 UTC, 30/06/22 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220630/1201Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIKURACHKI 290360
PSN: N5019 E15528
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 1781M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20220630/1130Z FL150 EXTD W
OBS VA DTG: 30/1130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5017 E15528 - N5007 E15354 - N5020 E15400 -
N5021 E15527 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1730Z SFC/FL170 N5020 E15528 - N4948 E15522 -
N4917 E15433 - N4930 E15210 - N4956 E15232 - N4941 E15404
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/2330Z SFC/FL160 N5016 E15527 - N4914 E15553 -

N4817 E15413 - N4858 E15125 - N4952 E15152 - N4911 E15317 - N4943
E15513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20220630/1800Z=

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Wed, 29 Jun 2022, 21:57

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KVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Chikurachki was identified on 21 June and an explosive eruption occurred on 24 June. Explosions recorded during 0730-2100 on 24 June (local time) produced ash plumes that rose to 4.5 km (14,800 ft) a.s.l. A 14 x 30 km ash cloud was visible in satellite images at 0850 drifting 25 km SE, prompting KVERT to raise the Aviation Color Code to Orange (the second highest 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: normal or dormant (1 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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