The activity continues at the Klyuchevskoy, strombolienne and accompanied by a plume of gas moderately loaded with ashes, and extending for kilometers.
The aviation code remains orange (since January in 2020, and previously in 2019), the current activity being able to disrupt aviation at low altitude.
February 29, 2020, ~ Klyuchevskoy Volcano, Russia Klyuchevskoy has been cloud covered for several days! - KVERT
VAAC Tokyo reports ash emissions to Asosan on Kyushu on February 29 and March 1, 2020, following an activity of previous duration of the volcano. The ash clouds drift east to an altitude flight 70.
Sources: Observatory webcam and VAAC Tokyo
The Karangetang, in activity level 3 / siaga, always presents, when the summits are clear and allow observation, plumes of gas and vapor of moderate intensity at the two craters Kawah dua and Kawah utama.
The PVMBG recorded on March 1 2 blast earthquakes for 23-25 seconds with an amplitude of 8-12 mm, a shallow volcanic earthquake and a continuous tremor of dominant amplitude at 025 mm.
The community and visitors / tourists should not approach, climb or move around in the danger forecast area, which is a radius of 2.5 km around the summit of Kawah Dua (North crater ) and the main Kawah Utama crater (South crater) and the sectoral expansion zone of the Kawah Dua towards the North-West up to 4 km, as well as the main crater up to 3 km to the West.
Communities around Mount Karangetang are recommended to prepare masks to cover their noses and mouths, in order to anticipate the potential danger of respiratory problems in the event of ash rain.
Communities living around the banks of rivers from the summit of Mount Karangetang must increase their preparedness for the potential threat of lahars and flash floods that can descend to the coast.
Sources: PVMBG & Magma indonesia