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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
Sarychev Peak volcano books | Tours
Sarychev Peak volcano eruptions:
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Eruption news and updates from Sarychev Peak:

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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