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caldera 742 m / 2,434 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 46.53°N / 150.88°ECurrent status
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News from Chirpoi volcano
Chirpoi volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia) activity update: thermal anomaly at summit crater, steaming
Sunday Dec 09, 2012 02:57 AM | BY: T
A thermal hot spot continues to be visible at the summit. A dense steam plume rising from the Snow peak of Chirpoi is sometimes visible on satellite images when the volcano is not obscured by clouds.
Monday, Nov 26, 2012
The SVERT reported on 26 November, that on 20, 22 and 25 November, thermal anomalies were detected at the volcano. ...
Thursday, Nov 22, 2012
Thermal anomalies continue to be detected almost daily at the Snow cone, Chirpoi volcano. No ash plumes have been detected which means the activity produces little to no ash.
Monday, Nov 19, 2012
The SVERT raised the Alert Level for Chirpoi to YELLOW today based on the steam plumes detected in satellite imagery and thermal anomalies in the area.
Saturday, Nov 17, 2012
A hot spot is visible on recent MODIS satellite images at the volcano and a dense steam plume drifting SE can be seen on a Aqua satellite image from 16 Nov 2012. Although KVERT lists the volcano as green, it is likely that some activity is occurring at the volcano.
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