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Sarychev volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia): thermal hot spot and gas plume

Wed, 27 Oct 2021, 09:08
09:08 AM | BY: T
Hot spot and plume at Sarychev Peak volcano during the past days (image: NASA FIRMS)
Hot spot and plume at Sarychev Peak volcano during the past days (image: NASA FIRMS)
Recent satellite imagery shows a hot spot and gas plume from the volcano's summit crater. This suggests that there has been at least weak activity recently.

Previous news

Wed, 11 Aug 2021, 06:00
SVERT reported that an emission of sulfur dioxide from Sarychev Peak was identified in satellite data on 15 August. ... Read all
Wed, 7 Jul 2021, 06:00
SVERT reported that on 29 June and 1 July brief ash emissions from Sarychev Peak rose to 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. A weak thermal anomaly identified in satellite data persisted through 12 July; SVERT lowered the Alert Level to Green (the lowest level on a four-color scale). ... Read all
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