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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170331/1200Z FL220 EXTD E OBS VA DTG: 31/1310Z

Friday Mar 31, 2017 13:45 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 13:32 UTC, 31/03/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170331/1332Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIRINKOTAN 290260
PSN: N4859 E15329
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 724M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170331/1200Z FL220 EXTD E
OBS VA DTG: 31/1310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N4901 E15320 - N4917 E15349 - N4918 E15414 -
N4905 E15406 - N4859 E15349 - N4842 E15356 - N4832 E15339 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/1910Z SFC/FL220 N5028 E15642 - N4936 E15631 -
N4735 E15435 - N4857 E15347 - N4956 E15439
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0110Z SFC/FL230 N5308 E15828 - N5116 E15823 -

N4926 E15718 - N4911 E15550 - N4630 E15543 - N4832 E15425 - N5113
E15427 - N5050 E15638
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/0710Z SFC/FL230 N5501 E15955 - N5029 E15902 -

N4943 E15631 - N4518 E15641 - N5127 E15406 - N5301 E15606 - N5136
E15725 - N5456 E15847
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170331/1800Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
Another explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday (1 March 2017) at around 09:16 UTC. An ash plume was spotted that reached about 6000 m altitude and drifted east before dissipating. ... [more]
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on  1 Mar 2017
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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