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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
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:

Chirinkotan volcano (Northern Kuriles, Kuril Islands) activity update

Thursday Mar 26, 2015 17:33 PM | BY: T

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.
Previous news
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
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. [more]
Friday, Feb 13, 2015
Weak steam-and-gas emissions were detected in satellite images on 6 and 8 February. [more]
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Chirinkotan were detected in satellite images on 31 January. ... [more]
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. [more]
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. [more]

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