KVERT reported that a powerful explosion at Bezymianny on 16 June generated an ash plume that rose as high as 12 km (39,400 ft) a.s.l.
and drifted 700 km E and SE.
Nighttime incandescence from the lava dome was observed at night afterwards, and a lava flow emerged from the W flank of the dome.
A thermal anomaly was identified daily in satellite images during 16-23 June.
The Aviation Color Code remained at Orange (the second highest level on a four-color scale).
Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)