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Maly Semiachik Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AT 20221028/0140Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 28/0140Z to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Fri, 28 Oct 2022, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Maly Semiachik volcano on 28 Oct 2022
Satellite image of Maly Semiachik volcano on 28 Oct 2022
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 02:13 UTC, 28/10/22 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20221028/0213Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: MALY SEMYACHIK 300140
PSN: N5408 E15940
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1527M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AT 20221028/0140Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 28/0140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5410 E15941 - N5344 E16019 - N5335 E16014 -
N5405 E15938 MOV SE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0740Z SFC/FL120 N5039 E16538 - N5038 E16136 -
N5416 E15939 - N5104 E16546
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1340Z SFC/FL130 N4843 E17122 - N4757 E17124 -

N4800 E16440 - N5408 E15940 - N5329 E16254
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20221028/0600Z=

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Thu, 27 Oct 2022, 11:00

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Although Maly Semyachik was not erupting, KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to Orange (the second highest level on a four-color scale) on 28 October, noting that a plume of ash, re-suspended by strong winds, was visible in satellite images drifting 123 km SE. Within three hours the Aviation Color Code was lowered back to Green. Dates are based on UTC times; specific events are in local time where noted. ... Read all
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Maly Semyachik volcano (Eastern Kamchatka, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 April-24 April 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)

KVERT reported that activity at Maly Semyachik increased during the second half of March; the ice covering the crater lake melted within a 5-6-day period, and a weak thermal anomaly was visible in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale) on 22 March. A weak thermal anomaly continued to be detected through 20 April, though no further activity prompted KVERT to lower the Aviation Color Code to Green. ... Read all
Caldera 1560 m / 5,118 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 54.13°N / 159.67°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Maly Semiachik volcano eruptions:
1952 
Typical eruption style
unspecified
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