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Moyorodake [Medvezhia] volcano (Iturup, Etorofu) Island, Japan/Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 10 December-16 December 2014 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 12 December SVERT reported that activity at Kudriavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, had not increased since 1 December. The Aviation Color Code was lowered to Green.

Source: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2014. Report on Moyorodake [Medvezhia]. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 10 December-16 December 2014. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Medvezhia volcano
somma volcano 1125 m / 3,691 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 45.39°N / 148.84°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Medvezhia volcano eruptions:
1999, 1958, 1883, 1778
Typical eruption style
explosive & effusive
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