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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 20170407/1630Z FL120 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 07/1750Z

Friday Apr 07, 2017 18:30 PM |

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

FVFE01 at 18:26 UTC, 07/04/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170407/1826Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIRINKOTAN 290260
PSN: N4859 E15329
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 724M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170407/1630Z FL120 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 07/1750Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N4822 E15454 - N4825 E15500 - N4806 E15508 -
N4806 E15501 MOV SE 45KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2350Z SFC/FL110 N4800 E16338 - N4720 E16320 -
N4811 E16222 - N4830 E16250
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0550Z SFC/FL110 N4948 E16947 - N5013 E16824 -

N5138 E16548 - N5117 E16751 - N5038 E16902
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170408/0000Z=

Previous news
Friday, Mar 31, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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