Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20211022/0345Z LOW LEVEL ERUPTION

Fri, 22 Oct 2021, 04:45
04:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 22 Oct 2021
Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 22 Oct 2021
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 04:32 UTC, 22/10/21 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211022/0432Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: YASUR 257100
PSN: S1932 E16927
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 361M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/1
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20211022/0345Z LOW LEVEL
ERUPTION
OBS VA DTG: 22/0432Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FL010/050 180/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1032Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1632Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/2232Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CLEAR ASH ERUPTION IN WEBCAM. NOT YET DETECTABLE IN
SATELLITE PICTURES. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20211022/1032Z=


Previous news

Wed, 20 Oct 2021, 06:00
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that seismic activity slightly increased at Yasur beginning at 1330 on 22 October. Emissions also increased and large, dense ash-and-gas plumes were visible rising from the crater in webcam images at 1445. Increased ash emissions were confirmed during field observations later that day, prompting VMGD to expand the restricted area to a 1-km radius around the cone, defined by Danger Zone B on the hazard map. ... Read all
Wed, 29 Sep 2021, 06:00
On 30 September the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) reported that seismic data and recent visual observations at Yasur confirmed ongoing explosions and gas-and-ash emissions. A few earthquakes were recorded on 28 September. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 0-4). ... Read all
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