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Chikurachki vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1816 m / 5,958 ft
Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, 50.33°N / 155.46°E
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2016, 2015, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1986, 1973, 1964, 1961, 1958, 1853-59
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Chikurachki volcano (Kuriles, Russia): explosive eruption produces ash plume 7-8 km tall and 200 km long

Monday Feb 16, 2015 08:58 AM | DOOR: T

Ash plume from Chikurachki volcano this morning
Ash plume from Chikurachki volcano this morning
A strong explosive eruption occurred from the volcano on Paramushir island last evening, producing an ash plume that rose to 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude and drifted quickly west, already more than 200 km distance. The Aviation Color Code was raised to red.
Smaller ash emissions have been following, visible in a hole of clouds over the northern and central Kuriles on NASA's Terra satellite images. KVERT warns that a larger explosion, with ash plumes of 10 km or more, could occur.
After Klyuchevskoy, Shiveluch, Zhupanovsky and Karymski volcanoes on Kamchatka, it is the fith Russian volcano currently erupting in the region, posing danger to aviation.
Vorig nieuws
Thursday, Aug 21, 2008
KVERT gemeld dat wolken satelliet beeld weergaven van Tsjikoeratsjki tijdens de 8-15 augustus voorkomen. Het niveau van seismiek was onbekend, omdat Tsjikoeratsjki toegewijde seismische instrumenten ontbreekt. Het niveau van bezorgdheid kleurcode bleef in Orange. ... [meer...]
Saturday, Nov 03, 2007
KVERT meldde dat as pluimen uit Chikurachki zichtbaar waren op de ... [meer...]

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