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caldera 742 m / 2,434 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 46.53°N / 150.88°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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| ReportsChirpoi volcano booksChirpoi volcano eruptions:
2015 (S), 2014 (S), 2012 (S), 1982 (S), 1960 (S), 1879 (S), 1857 (C), 1854 (S or C), 1811 (S), 1790 (S), 1712 (C)
S: Snow volcano / C: Cerny volcanoTypical eruption style:
effusive & strombolianLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
News from Chirpoi volcano
Fri, 29 Jul 2016, 08:41
SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 18 and 20-24 July. Steam-and-gas emissions were visible drifting SW on 16 July and may have contained minor amounts of ash. Steam-and-gas emissions during 22-24 July drifted as far as 90 km N. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow. ...more
Fri, 20 May 2016, 08:25
A weak thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 9-11 and 14 May. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016, 20:32
Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 4-5 and 7 April. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Sun, 6 Mar 2016, 15:20
A new eruption might have taken place at the volcano this afternoon. Based on satellite imagery, Tokyo VAAC reported an ash plume to estimated 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude that drifted east. ...more
Sat, 6 Feb 2016, 11:21
Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, during 25, 27-28, and 30-31 January. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
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