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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Klyuchevskoy volcano eruptions:
1697-98, 1720-21, 1727-31, 1737, 1740, 1762, 1767, 1770, 1772, 1785, 1787, 1788, 1789-90, 1791, 1807, 1812, 1813, 1819-22, 1829, 1840, 1848, 1852, 1853-54, 1865, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1882, 1883, 1890, 1896-97, 1890, 1896-97, 1898, 1904, 1907, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1915, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1929, 1931, 1932, 1935-36, 1937-39, 1944-1945, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960-63, 1963-64, 1965-1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1971-73, 1974, 1977-80, 1981, 1982, 1982-83, 1984-85, 1986, 1986-90, 1991, 1992, 1992-93, 1994-95, 1996-97, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2002-04, 2005 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, strombolian and vulcanian activity, sometimes lava flows from fissure vents. At present in a phase of near-persistant activity.
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Klyuchevsky volcano news & activity updates

Klyuchevskoy volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170601/0540Z FL180 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 01/0550Z

Thursday Jun 01, 2017 06:30 AM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  1 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 1 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 06:26 UTC, 01/06/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170601/0626Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/124
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170601/0540Z FL180 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 01/0550Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N5605 E16039 - N5611 E16049 - N5608 E16054 -
N5604 E16049 - N5603 E16041 MOV NE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1150Z SFC/FL170 N5539 E16009 - N5511 E16021 -
N5511 E15941 - N5544 E15946
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1750Z SFC/FL160 N5430 E15930 - N5409 E15911 -

N5357 E16032 - N5344 E15853 - N5429 E15847
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170601/1200Z=

Previous news
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 19 May 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 18 May 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Mild to moderate explosive activity continues at the volcano. On 17 May, explosions from the summit generated ash plumes that rose to 6 km (19,700 ft) a.s.l. and drifted about 180 km N and NE. ... [more]
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 17 May 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large
NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large

Background:

Kliuchevskoi is Kamchatka's highest and most active volcano.  Since its origin about 6000 years ago, the beautifully symmetrical, 4835-m-high basaltic stratovolcano has produced frequent moderate-volume explosive and effusive eruptions without major periods of inactivity.  Kliuchevskoi rises above a saddle NE of sharp-peaked Kamen volcano and lies SE of the broad Ushkovsky massif.  More than 100 flank eruptions have occurred at Kliuchevskoi during the past roughly 3000 years, with most lateral craters and cones occurring along radial fissures between the unconfined NE-to-SE flanks of the conical volcano between 500 m and 3600 m elevation.  The morphology of its 700-m-wide summit crater has been frequently modified by historical eruptions, which have been recorded since the late-17th century.  Historical eruptions have originated primarily from the summit crater, but have also included numerous major explosive and effusive eruptions from flank craters.


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Source: Klyuchevsky information by the GVP (Smithsonian Institution)



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