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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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Klyuchevskoy Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)
Monday Mar 02, 2020 12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Klyuchevskoy volcano on 2 Mar 2020
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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 02/03/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KLYUCHEVSKOY 300260
PSN: N5603 E16039
SUMMIT ELEV: 4754M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/36
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N5602 E16037 - N5619 E16018 - N5636 E15900 -
N5643 E15908 - N5624 E16020 - N5604 E16040 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1720Z SFC/FL200 N5621 E16123 - N5603 E16035 -
N5659 E15937 - N5759 E15642 - N5747 E15830 - N5657 E16033
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2320Z SFC/FL200 N5642 E16226 - N5602 E16035 -
N5743 E15849 - N5906 E15315 - N5905 E15546
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20200302/1800Z=
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
We received a note from our correspondent Yuri Demyanchuk, head of the volcano observatory in Klyuchi, that the volcano's activity - strombolian eruption in the summit crater - has increased in the past days and that a lava flow has started on the upper SE flank. ...
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
KVERT recorded a moderate explosions at the volcano that generated an ash plumes which reached approx. 16,400 ft-23,000 ft (5,000 m-7,000 m)
altitude and drifted 84 km away towards the E direction. Strombolian activity continues from the summit crater. ...
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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