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Raikoke volcano
stratovolcano 551 m / 1,808 ft
Central Kuriles, Kuril Islands, 48.29°N / 153.25°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Raikoke volcano eruptions:
2019 June - ongoing, 1924, 1778, 1765
Typical eruption style:
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Latest satellite images

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Raikoke volcano news & activity updates:

Thu, 27 Jun 2019, 05:54
SO2 plume from Raikoke's eruption on 21 June as of 27 June 2019 (image: SACS/BIRA-IASB)
The activity at the small island volcano itself seems to have decreased a lot or even ceased - there are no more new ash alerts issued that mention new emissions at the volcano itself, and no significant heat signals can be found. Read more... read all
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 20:00
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 14:00
Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 04:00
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 18:45
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 15:03
View of the vertically rising and expanding plume head during the peak phase of the eruption of Raikoke volcano during 21-22 June, 5th or 6th explosive phase (image: NASA Earth))
NASA published an amazing photograph of the circular eruption column topping out at around 43,000 ft (13 km) altitude, during the peak phase of activity around noon of 22 June (local time). Read more... read all
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 13:03
The ash column rising above the summit.
We finally have information about the situation on the ground, courtesy of a ship that was passing in the area during the large eruption on Sunday. As expected, there is a lot of damage! Read more... read all
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 09:00
Satellite image of Raikoke volcano on 25 Jun 2019
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 03:00
Mon, 24 Jun 2019, 21:00
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