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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 (Kuriles, Russia): ash emissions on 20 July

Wednesday Jul 22, 2015 12:54 PM | BY: T

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.
Previous news
Friday, Apr 03, 2015
A thermal anomaly at the volcano remains visible on cloud-free satellite images. [more]
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
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. [more]
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]

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