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Chirinkotan volcano
stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Chirinkotan volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2013-15, 2004, 1986, 1979-80, 1955?, 1900, 1884, 1760 (?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:

Tue, 21 Mar 2017, 05:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 2 Mar 2017, 12:05
Another explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday (1 March 2017) at around 09:16 UTC. An ash plume was spotted that reached about 6000 m altitude and drifted east before dissipating. ...more [read all]
Wed, 1 Mar 2017, 23:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 1 Mar 2017, 10:30
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on 1 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 17:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 29 Nov 2016, 06:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 16:49
Spot corresponding to the ash plume on fresh Himawari 8 satellite image
A large explosion seems to have occurred a few hours ago at the volcano. A possible ash plume penetrating a thick deck of clouds was spotted by VAAC Tokyo on Himawari-8 satellite data. ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 16:15
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on 28 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 09:59
Ash emissions were recorded on satellite imagery on 26 July, producing a plume that rose to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude and drifted NW. During yesterday and today, the plume dissipated and no new emissions were detected (VAAC Tokyo).
Wed, 22 Jul 2015, 12:54
Ash emissions from small explosions at the volcano were detected on satellite imagery last Monday (20 July). The ash plumes rose to estimated 12,000 ft (4 km) altitude and drifted SE.

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