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Sarychev Peak volcano
stratovolcano 1496 m (4,908 ft)
Central Kuriles, Kuril Islands, 48.09°N / 153.2°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Sarychev Peak volcano eruptions:
2019 (?), 2010 (?), 2009 (12 June, subplinian eruption), 1989, 1986, 1976, 1965, 1960, 1954, 1946, 1932?, 1930, 1928, 1927, 1923, 1878, 1805, 1760
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Eruption news and updates from Sarychev Peak:

Wed, 14 Aug 2019, 19:27
SVERT reported that an ash plume from Sarychev Peak rose to 2.7 km (9,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 50 km SE on 11 August, based on Tokyo VAAC notices. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow.
Sat, 10 Aug 2019, 23:30
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano on 10 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction. ...more [read all]
Thu, 16 May 2019, 10:30
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 20 kts in S direction. ...more [read all]
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 03:15
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano on 10 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 22:30
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano on 20 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 19 Sep 2018, 03:30
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano on 19 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 22:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 00:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 21:00
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano on 12 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 21 Nov 2017, 12:05
Satellite image of Sarychev Peak volcano from 7 Nov 2017 (image: SENTINEL 2 - ESA/Copernicus, annotated by Culture Volcan)
A new eruption, of mild intensity only, has been occurring at the remote volcano recently, as satellite imagery shows: ...more [read all]
Thu, 6 Aug 2009, 12:20
Sarychev volcano erupted violently starting 11 June 2009 until mid-end of June, producing a series of sub-plinian eruptions sending large gas and ash plumes to 10-14 km elevation, which drifted westward across the northern hemisphere. The most powerful eruptions occurred between June 11-16. No large ash explosions were noted after 16 June, but Sarychev continues to erupt and produce smaller gas and ash plumes. ...more [read all]

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