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Sarychev Peak Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190516/0840Z FL080 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 16/0950Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Thu, 16 May 2019, 10:30
10:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 10:27 UTC, 16/05/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190516/1026Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SARYCHEV PEAK 290240
PSN: N4806 E15312
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190516/0840Z FL080 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 16/0950Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N4749 E15319 - N4741 E15319 - N4735 E15316 -
N4735 E15311 - N4749 E15312 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1550Z SFC/FL080 N4611 E15413 - N4551 E15411 -
N4656 E15254 - N4704 E15302
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2150Z SFC/FL070 N4433 E15520 - N4412 E15519 -

N4631 E15248 - N4637 E15257 - N4555 E15358
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190516/1200Z=

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Wed, 15 May 2019, 06:00

Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 May-21 May 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

SVERT reported that a weak thermal anomaly over Sarychev Peak was visible in satellite images on 10, 12, and 17 May. At 0830 on 16 May satellite images showed an ash plume drifting 50 km SE at an altitude as high as 2.5 km (8,200 ft) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow on 16 May. ... Read all
Wed, 31 Oct 2018, 06:00

Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 31 October-6 November 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)

KVERT reported that an ash explosion at Sarychev Peak was last noted on 10 October and a thermal anomaly was last identified on 15 October. The volcano was quiet or obscured by clouds during 16-31 October. KVERT lowered the Aviation Color Code to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale). ... Read all
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stratovolcano 1496 m (4,908 ft)
Central Kuriles (Kuril Islands), 48.09°N / 153.2°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Sarychev Peak volcano eruptions:
2019 (?), 2010 (?), 2009 (12 June, subplinian eruption), 1989, 1986, 1976, 1965, 1960, 1954, 1946, 1932?, 1930, 1928, 1927, 1923, 1878, 1805, 1760
Typical eruption style
Explosive.
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