Zhupanovsky volcano news:
Zhupanovsky volcano (Kamchatka): strong explosion, ash to 30,000 ft altitude
Dienstag Dez 01, 2015 15:38 | VON: T
Eruption plume from Zhupanovsky volcano yesterday (image: Ирина Юркова / facebook)After its re-awakening 3 days ago, a strong explosion occurred from the volcano yesterday at 13:50 local time and produced a plume that rose to approx. 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude and drifted SE. It was clearly visible even from the capital Petropavlovsk.
Whether it was a phreatic (no magma involved), or phreato-magmatic or even magmatic eruption remains unclear at the moment. The aviation color code of the volcano was raised to orange.
Samstag, Nov 28, 2015
New ash emissions occurred on 27 Nov, detected on satellite imagery. A plume about 300 km long was seen drifting east from the volcano at estimated 18,000 ft (6 km) altitude. [mehr]
Montag, Jul 20, 2015
A series of ash eruptions occurred during the past week. A part of the volcano's crater wall has collapsed. [mehr]
Montag, Jun 22, 2015
A small ash emission from the volcano was reported on Saturday. Based on satellite imagery, an ash plume rose to 24,000 ft (7.2 km) altitude and drifted north (Tokyo VAAC). [mehr]
Mittwoch, Jun 10, 2015
An eruption was reported on Monday (8 June) producing an ash plume rising to 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude and extending SSW (VAAC Tokyo). [mehr]
Donnerstag, Jun 04, 2015
On 16 May KVERT reported that the explosive eruption that began at Zhupanovsky on 6 June 2014 ended at the beginning of April 2015. The last ash plume occurred on 3 April, although weak thermal anomalies continued to be detected. ... [mehr]