Kamchatka and the Kuriles volcanoes: Erupting or Restless
KVERT Information Release
 (1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)
 (2) Issued:20201023/0457Z
 (3) Volcano:Karymsky (CAVW #300130)
 (4) Current aviation colour code:ORANGE
 (5) Previous aviation colour code:orange
 (6) Source:KVERT
 (7) Notice Number:2020-196
 (8) Volcano Location:N 54 deg 2 min E 159 deg 26 min
 (9) Area:Kamchatka, Russia
(10) Summit Elevation:4874.08 ft (1486 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:According to satellite data by KVERT, an ash cloud 5x8 km in size has drifted for 40 km to the south-east of the volcano.

A moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700-23,000 ft (6-7 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircrafts.
(12) Volcanic cloud height:6560 ft (2000 m) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20201023/0420Z – Himawari-8
(13) Other volcanic cloud information:Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 25 mi (40 km)
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: SE / azimuth 127 deg
Time and method of ash plume/cloud determination: 20201023/0420Z – Himawari-8
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts:Dr. Olga A. Girina, Head of KVERT, IVS FEB RAS
girina@kscnet.ru +74152202044

Duty scientist: +79622825253
(16) Next Notice:A new VONA will be issued if conditions change significantly or the colour code is changed. VONAs are posted at http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/.

In Russia, KVERT, on behalf of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (IVS) FEB RAS, is responsible for providing information on volcanic activity to international air navigation services for the airspace users.

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For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Information Release, October 23, 2020. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2020-196.
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