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stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:
Chirinkotan volcano (Kuriles, Russia): alert lowered
Wednesday Mar 04, 2015 12:05 PM | BY: T
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.
Friday, Feb 13, 2015
Weak steam-and-gas emissions were detected in satellite images on 6 and 8 February.
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Chirinkotan were detected in satellite images on 31 January. ...
Monday, Jan 12, 2015
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.
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Thermal anomalies were detected in satellite images during 10-11 and 13-14 December, the latest Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report mentioned. Alert level remains yellow.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
SVERT reported that satellite images of Chirinkotan showed gas-and-steam emissions on 25 and 27 April. Cloud cover obscured views during 21-28 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. ...
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