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Chirinkotan volcano
stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Chirinkotan volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2013-15, 2004, 1986, 1979-80, 1955?, 1900, 1884, 1760 (?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:

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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.
Fri, 3 Apr 2015, 09:42
A thermal anomaly at the volcano remains visible on cloud-free satellite images.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 17:33
SVERT reported that during 19-21 March a thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detected in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow on 20 March.
Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 12:05
SVERT noted that weak steam-and-gas emissions were observed in January and February, but that no volcanic activity was currently observed; the Aviation Color Code was lowered to Green.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015, 15:42
Weak steam-and-gas emissions were detected in satellite images on 6 and 8 February.
Thu, 5 Feb 2015, 20:13
SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Chirinkotan were detected in satellite images on 31 January. ...more
Mon, 12 Jan 2015, 09:52
Minor activity persists at the volcano. A thermal anomaly over Chirinkotan was detected in cloud-free satellite images on 30 December. Aviation Color Code remains at Yellow.
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