|(1) VOLCANO OBSERVATORY NOTICE FOR AVIATION (VONA)|
|(3) Volcano:||Chikurachki (CAVW #290360)|
|(4) Current aviation colour code:||YELLOW|
|(5) Previous aviation colour code:||orange|
|(7) Notice Number:||2022-61|
|(8) Volcano Location:||N 50 deg 19 min E 155 deg 27 min|
|(9) Area:||Northern Kuriles, Russia|
|(10) Summit Elevation:||1816 m (5956.48 ft)|
|(11) Volcanic Activity Summary:||A gas-steam activity of Chikurachki volcano continues. Satellite data by KVERT shows the explosive event lasted from 00:30 UTC on 30 June till 00:30 UTC on 01 July, 2022. Explosions sent ash up to 4.5 km a.s.l., and the ash plume and later ash clouds moved to the southwest and southeast of the volcano. KVERT continues to monitor Chikurachki volcano.|
A gas-steam activity of the volcano continues. Ash explosion hazard up to 6 km (19,700 ft) a.s.l. remains. Ongoing activity could affect low-flying aircraft.
|(12) Volcanic cloud height:||NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED|
|(13) Other volcanic cloud information:||NO ASH CLOUD PRODUSED|
|(15) Contacts:||Dr. Olga A. Girina, Head of KVERT, IVS FEB RAS|
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.
For formal scientific citation of this VONA/KVERT Information Release, please use the following:
VONA/KVERT Information Release, July 03, 2022. KVERT, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology FEB RAS. URL: http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/kvert/van/?n=2022-61.