Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team

Kamchatka and the Kuriles volcanoes: Erupting or Restless

KVERT Information Release

 (2) Issued: 20181008/0538Z
 (3) Volcano: Ebeko (CAVW #290380)
 (4) Current aviation colour code: ORANGE
 (5) Previous aviation colour code: orange
 (6) Source: KVERT
 (7) Notice Number: 2018-101
 (8) Volcano Location: N 50 deg 41 min E 156 deg 0 min
 (9) Area: Northern Kuriles, Russia
(10) Summit Elevation: 3791.68 ft (1156 m)
(11) Volcanic Activity Summary: A moderate explosive activity of the volcano continues. Visual data from Severo-Kurilsk showed an explosion sent ash up to 2.9 km a.s.l., an ash plume is extending to the south-east from the volcano.

A moderate eruptive activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosions up to 19,700 ft (6 km) a.s.l. could occur at any time. Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircraft and airport of Severo-Kurilsk.

(12) Volcanic cloud height: 8200-9512 ft (2500-2900 m) AMSL Time and method of ash plume/cloud height determination: 20181008/0530Z – Visual data
(13) Other volcanic cloud information: Distance of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: 6 mi (10 km)
Direction of drift of ash plume/cloud of the volcano: SE
(14) Remarks:
(15) Contacts: Alexander G. Manevich, IVS FEB RAS
mag@kscnet.ru +74152202115

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/index_eng.php.

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.



For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:

VONA/KVERT Information Release, October 08, 2018. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2018-101.



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