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Chirpoi volcano
caldera 742 m / 2,434 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 46.53°N / 150.88°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Chirpoi 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)
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S: Snow volcano / C: Cerny volcano
Typical eruption style:
effusive & strombolian
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News from Chirpoi volcano

Chirpoi volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia) activity update

Friday Nov 22, 2013 09:43 AM | BY: T

SVERT reported that a thermal anomaly from Snow, a volcano of Chirpoi, was detected in satellite images during 13-15 November. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow.
Previous news
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Chirpoi volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, Oct 14, 2013
A thermal hot spot remains visible on satellite data, suggesting continuing activity. [more]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2013
SVERT maintains yellow alert level, but could not obtain satellite data during the past week to determine whether activity continued. [more]
MODIS hot spot (past 2 days) for Chirpoi volcano (Univ. Hawai'i, ModVolc)
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
A hot spot persists at the summit of the volcano, suggesting that some sort of activity is present. [more]
MODIS hot spot at Chirpoi volcano in the Kuriles (MODIS, Univ. Hawaii)
Tuesday, Jul 09, 2013
A hot spot was again detected on MODIS satellite data, which suggests the presence of lava or hot gasses. However, visual satellite images showed no degassing plume, which would have confirmed possible activity at the volcano. [more]
Sunday, May 26, 2013
A thermal anomaly was visible until 19 May, perhaps also until 22 May, but has not been detected since then. This might be due to cloud cover or a suggestion that activity has ceased. [more]

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