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Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
A strong explosion has sent ash to 10km (initially mistaken to be from neighbouring Klyuchevskoy by Tokyo VAAC). KVERT raised the Aviation Colour Code to Red. This is the first activity since the large explosion in December 2017. [more]
Satellite image of Bezymianny volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Central Kamchatka Depression (8 volcanoes)

Bezymianny| Kamen | Klyuchevskoy| Shiveluch| Tolbachik| Udina | Ushkovsky| Zimina
Bezymianny
(stratovolcano)
Bezymianny ("unnamed") was considered extinct until it erupted violently in 1955-56, after a slumber of probably 1000 years. It is one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka. The eruption followed a massive flank failure (similar to Mt. St. Helens eruption in 1980) which remov... [more]

Kamen
(Stratovolcano)
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Klyuchevskoy
(Stratovolcano)
Klyuchevskoy volcano (also spelled Kliuchevsky, Klyuchevskaya) is Kamchatka's highest and one of the world's most active volcanoes.
Klyuchevskoy is located in a remote area of the Kamchatka peninsula. It has a large active crater with frequent strombolian and lava fountain... [more]

Shiveluch
(Stratovolcano)
Shiveluch volcano on a Terra satellite image from 19 Feb 2012. Volcanic debris is seen on the lower flanks; the debris traveled about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Shiveluch’s growing lava dome. (Nasa Earth Observatory)Shiveluch (Sheveluch) volcano is one of Kamchatka's largest and most active volcanoes, and the one that has had the most violent eruptions. [more]

Tolbachik
(Shield volcano)
Tolbachik is one of Kamchakta's largest and most active volcanoes. It is located in the Central depression of Kamchatka 23 km SW of Bezimianny volcano.
Tobachik is formed by 2 overlapping cones, the Ostry Tolbachik stratovolcano and the Plosky Tolbachik shield. In the past... [more]

Udina
(Stratovolcanoes)
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Ushkovsky
(Compound volcano)
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Zimina
(Stratovolcanoes)
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