somma volcano 1125 m / 3,691 ft
Kurile Islands, Russia, 45.39°N / 148.84°E
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Medvezhia volcano eruptions:
1999, 1958, 1883, 1778
Typical eruption style:
explosive & effusive
Medvezhia volcano news & updates:
Moyorodake (Medvezhia) volcano (Kuriles): increased degassing
Tue, 2 Dec 2014, 10:33
10:33 AM | BY: T
The Moyorodake-Kudryavy and Chirinkotan volcanoes were placed on yellow alert by SVERT on 27 Nov, as an increase in degassing was observed at both. Recent satellite image shows steam plumes drifting from the volcanoes.
At the moment, 4 of the Kuriles volcanoes are on yellow alert. The other two are Chirpoi since September, Sinarka since 12 Nov.
A thermal anomaly was detected over Kudriavy, a stratovolcano of the Medvezhia volcanic complex, on 11 January. Strong steam-and-gas plumes were also observed. ... read all
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