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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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Klyuchevskoy volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180513/0900Z FL160 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 13/0920Z

Sunday May 13, 2018 10:00 AM |

Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 13 May 2018
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 13 May 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 09:50 UTC, 13/05/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180513/0950Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/74
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180513/0900Z FL160 EXTD SW
OBS VA DTG: 13/0920Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N5557 E16034 - N5601 E16036 - N5601 E16040 -
N5555 E16040 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1520Z SFC/FL140 N5449 E16002 - N5434 E15956 -
N5414 E15909 - N5427 E15916
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2120Z SFC/FL130 N5337 E15925 - N5314 E15918 -

N5252 E15803 - N5309 E15805 - N5311 E15841
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180513/1200Z=

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Friday, May 11, 2018
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 10 May 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on  8 May 2018
Tuesday, May 08, 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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