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Klyuchevskoy volcano
Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°E
Current status: erupting (4 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: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 06/1120Z

Saturday Jan 06, 2018 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  6 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 6 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 06/01/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180106/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 06/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N5602 E16041 - N5614 E16008 - N5626 E16016 -
N5626 E16043 - N5613 E16049 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1720Z SFC/FL230 N5602 E16218 - N5520 E16220 -
N5738 E15728 - N5754 E15759
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/2320Z SFC/FL240 N5549 E16438 - N5500 E16436 -

N5549 E16035 - N5906 E15314 - N5926 E15305 - N5649 E16209
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0520Z SFC/FL250 N5659 E16535 - N5504 E16733 -

N5513 E16248 - N5540 E16000 - N5915 E15119 - N6045 E14808 - N6121
E14746 - N5928 E15218
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180106/1800Z=

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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  5 Jan 2018
Friday, Jan 05, 2018
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  4 Jan 2018
Thursday, Jan 04, 2018
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  3 Jan 2018
Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018
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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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