Sarychev Peak volcano (Kuril Islands): Volcanic Alert Level raised to Yellow

Thu, 1 Jul 2021, 05:32
05:32 AM | BY: MARTIN
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak on 29 June, day before the eruption (image: Sentinel 2)
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak on 29 June, day before the eruption (image: Sentinel 2)
SVERT reported that ash emissions were identified in a satellite image today.
An ash plume reached 10,000 ft (3,048 m) altitude and extended about 30 km to the W-NW of the volcano.
Satellite images from 12, 23, 25 and 29 June measured thermal anomalies in the summit crater.
Therefore, the alert level for the volcano was raised to "yellow" today.
Source: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team volcano activity update 30 June 2021

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Wed, 30 Jun 2021, 06:00
The Tokyo VAAC and SVERT reported that during 30 June-1 July ash plumes from Sarychev Peak rose to 3-5.5 km (10,000-18,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W, SE, and E based on satellite images. Plumes drifted as far as 25 km E on 1 July. ... Read all
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