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Planchón-Peteroa Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 00:15 AM |

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 30 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG02 at 00:09 UTC, 03/01/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190103/0010Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: PLANCHON PETEROA 357040
PSN: S3514 W07034

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 13474 FT [4107 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/008

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 02/2330Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S3505 W07026 - S3510 W06945
- S3529 W06952 - S3523 W07028 - S3511 W07038 -
S3505 W07026 MOV E 30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/0530Z SFC/FL170 S3505 W07023
- S3508 W06933 - S3528 W06935 - S3516 W07035 -
S3508 W07034 - S3505 W07023

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1130Z SFC/FL170 S3507
W07030 - S3508 W06923 - S3529 W06925 - S3517
W07028 - S3514 W07035 - S3507 W07030

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/1730Z SFC/FL170 S3504
W06921 - S3522 W06917 - S3516 W07021 - S3515
W07034 - S3508 W07035 - S3504 W06921

RMK: VA PLUME MOV E IS CLEARLY SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY. WEBCAM SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS OF VA
TL FL 170 ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190103/0610Z=

Previous news
Ash just visible in background in this grab from the Sernageomin webcam. Credit: Sernageomin.
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
Eruptive activity recently increased and for the last few days ash emissions to around 5km (16,000ft) have apparently been non-stop according to reports from the Buenos Aires VAAC. [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018
A few hours ago a new small explosive eruption began with ash emissions to 14,000ft. This is the first eruption since 2011, though a high state of unrest has been often maintained since then. The alert level remains at Yellow. [more]
Monday, Jul 31, 2017
The alert level of the volcano had been raised to yellow on 10 July, following an observed increase in seismic activity since 8 July. [more]
Saturday, Jan 23, 2016
An increase in seismic activity started on 15 Jan 2016 triggered a raise of the volcano's official alert status to "yellow" on 22 Jan. ... [more]

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