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Chirinkotan volcano
stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170301/0850Z FL180 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 01/0950Z

Wednesday Mar 01, 2017 10:30 AM |

Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on  1 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on 1 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 10:14 UTC, 01/03/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170301/1014Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIRINKOTAN 290260
PSN: N4859 E15329
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 724M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170301/0850Z FL180 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 01/0950Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N4904 E15421 - N4906 E15433 - N4852 E15433 -
N4847 E15419 - N4857 E15416 MOV E 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1550Z SFC/FL180 N4950 E15754 - N4845 E15921 -
N4855 E15954 - N4840 E16011 - N4823 E15905 - N4942 E15705
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2150Z SFC/FL160 N4838 E16341 - N4824 E16359 -

N4801 E16247 - N4811 E16208 - N5021 E15945 - N5029 E16053 - N4824
E16258
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0350Z SFC/FL160 N4947 E16339 - N4741 E16518 -

N4757 E16701 - N4721 E16608 - N4728 E16428 - N5047 E16201 - N5049
E16313 - N5024 E16353
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170301/1200Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Spot corresponding to the ash plume on fresh Himawari 8 satellite image
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
A large explosion seems to have occurred a few hours ago at the volcano. A possible ash plume penetrating a thick deck of clouds was spotted by VAAC Tokyo on Himawari-8 satellite data. ... [more]
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on 28 Nov 2016
Monday, Nov 28, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
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). [more]

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