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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°ECurrent status
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| ReportsKlyuchevskoy volcano videosKlyuchevskoy volcano books | ToursKlyuchevskoy 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 - ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominantly explosive, strombolian and vulcanian activity, sometimes lava flows from fissure vents. At present in a phase of near-persistant activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Klyuchevsky volcano news & activity updates
Klyuchevskoy Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190120/1630Z FL330 EXTD NW OBS VA DTG: 20/1730Z to 33000 ft (10100 m)
Sunday Jan 20, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 20 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 33000 ft (10100 m) altitude or flight level 330 and is moving at 50 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 20/01/19 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190120/1630Z FL330 EXTD NW
OBS VA DTG: 20/1730Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL330 N5603 E16037 - N5631 E15907 - N5657 E15909 -
N5643 E16005 - N5605 E16041 MOV NW 50KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/2330Z SFC/FL340 N5940 E15332 - N5848 E15332 -
N5848 E15127 - N5930 E14909 - N6029 E15022
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0530Z SFC/FL340 N6240 E14655 - N6105 E14638 -
N5819 E14248 - N6039 E14241 - N6240 E14448
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1130Z SFC/FL340 N6515 E14359 - N6328 E14400 -
N5924 E14037 - N5539 E14043 - N5748 E13812 - N6316 E14010 - N6524
NXT ADVISORY: 20190121/0000Z=
NASA photo of the eruption of Klyuchevsky volcano on 30 September, 1994, the volcano's largest explosion in 40 years. The large
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.
Source: Klyuchevsky information by the GVP (Smithsonian Institution)
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