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Chikurachki volcano (Paramushir Island, Kurile Islands, Russia): eruptive episode ended, degassing continues

Sun, 26 Jun 2022, 09:14
09:14 AM | BY: MARTIN
Dense ash plumes and visible tephra tracks on the ground from the eruption on 24 June (image: Sentinel 2)
Dense ash plumes and visible tephra tracks on the ground from the eruption on 24 June (image: Sentinel 2)
The Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) reported that the explosive eruption series at the volcano during 23-24 June stopped.
The activity is dominated by "only" venting of gas and steam plumes at the summit vent.
Source: Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team volcano activity update 26 June 2022

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Fri, 24 Jun 2022, 15:03

Chikurachki volcano (Paramushir Island, Kurile Islands, Russia): new series of explosive eruptions

Ash eruption from Chikurachki volcano yesterday 23 June 2022 (image:  D. Bobyrev / KVERT)
A series of new explosive eruptions began at the volcano yesterday, the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT) and the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) in Tokyo reported. ... Read all
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Satellite image of Chikurachki volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Chikurachki volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Chikurachki volcano
stratovolcano 1816 m / 5,958 ft
Paramushir Island (Kuril Islands), 50.33°N / 155.46°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Chikurachki volcano eruptions:
2022, 2016, 2015, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1986, 1973, 1964, 1961, 1958, 1853-59
Typical eruption style
strombolian & effusive
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