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Stratovolcano 4835 m (15,863 ft)
Kamchatka, 56.06°N / 160.64°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Klyuchevskoy webcams / live data
| 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: ERUPTION FL200 EXTD NE REPORTED AT 20190421/2311Z OBS VA DTG: 21/2300Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Sunday Apr 21, 2019 23:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 15 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 23:35 UTC, 21/04/19 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/19
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT KBGS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION FL200 EXTD NE REPORTED AT 20190421/2311Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/2300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5603 E16029 - N5622 E16055 - N5621 E16245 -
N5602 E16341 - N5550 E16327 - N5605 E16243 - N5607 E16053 - N5557
E16038 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0500Z SFC/FL200 N5531 E16647 - N5521 E16609 -
N5619 E16207 - N5600 E16028 - N5645 E16126 - N5622 E16415
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1100Z SFC/FL200 N5437 E17000 - N5436 E16914 -
N5641 E16213 - N5557 E16023 - N5650 E16124 - N5651 E16251 - N5615
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1700Z SFC/FL200 N5326 E17336 - N5413 E17022 -
N5654 E16243 - N5558 E16031 - N5713 E16123 - N5733 E16253 - N5619
RMK: VA HEIGHT UPDATED TO FL200 BASED ON GROUND REPORT. EASTERN
OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20190422/0300Z=
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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