Zhupanovsky volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20170122/0552Z FL270 REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 22/0620Z

Sun, 22 Jan 2017, 06:45
06:45 AM |
Satellite image of Zhupanovsky volcano on 22 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Zhupanovsky volcano on 22 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 06:36 UTC, 22/01/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170122/0636Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: ZHUPANOVSKY 300120
PSN: N5335 E15909
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2899M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20170122/0552Z FL270 REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 22/0620Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL270 230/15KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: VA HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM SEISMIC DATA. WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER
ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news

Sun, 20 Nov 2016, 12:05
Eruption of Zhupanovsky on 20 Nov 2016 (image: Lyulya Udalova / twitter)
Two powerful explosions occurred at the volcano on 20 Nov - apparently with no warning - and produced an ash plume that rose to almost 10 km altitude and drifted more than 200 km to the east before dissipating. No damages were reported (there are no significant settlements nearby), but the ash plume was dangerous for N-America - Asia air traffic routes. ... Read all
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