Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:
Chirinkotan volcano (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands) activity update
Thursday Jun 13, 2013 13:59 PM | BY: T
Steam plume from Chirinkotan volcano in the Kuriles on 5 June (Terra false color image)Some activity is occurring at the volcano. On MODIS Terra satellite images from 5 June, a moderately large steam plume can be seen drifting from the volcano. SVERT has raised the alert level to yellow on 8 June.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Based on satellite imagery, the volcanic activity (evidenced by a significant degassing plume) was no longer visible after 25 May and has probably ended or is pausing at the moment. ... [more]
Friday, May 24, 2013
The remote volcano in the northern Kuriles is probably in eruption, the latest SVERT report and satellite images suggest. A plume of gas and steam, and possibly some minor amounts ash was seen with the MODIS sensor onboard the NASA Terra satellite this morning. ... [more]