Contact | RSS | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU

Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 September-18 September 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
SVERT and KVERT reported increased activity and ash emissions at Sarychev Peak in mid-September. A thermal anomaly had been periodically visible since 7 May 2018, though more recently anomalies were detected during 8 and 11-12 September. Explosions sometimes occurred during 11 and 13-15 September, and ash emissions rose 3-4 km (10,000-13,100 ft) a.s.l.
On 14 September ash plumes drifted as far as 120 km. On 14 September KVERT stated that the Aviation Color Code was raised to Orange, though on 17 September SVERT noted that the Aviation Color Code was at Yellow. KVERT reported that explosions at 0910 on 17 September generated ash plumes that rose as high as 4.5 km (14,800 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 21 km NE.

Sources: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT), Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)
---
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2018. Report on Sarychev Peak. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 12 September-18 September 2018. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

Previous news

Tue, 21 Nov 2017, 12:05

Sarychev Peak volcano (Kurile Islands, Russia): new lava flow

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: ... Read all
Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 06:00

Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 November-21 November 2017 (New Activity / Unrest)

SVERT reported that weak steam-and-gas emissions from Sarychev Peak were observed on 13 November. Weather clouds prevented observations during 14-20 November. The Aviation Color Code remained at Green. ... Read all
Show more
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) 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.
Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Support us - Help us upgrade our services!

We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Design upgrade
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Sources: VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoAdventures and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most text and images on our websites are owned by us. Re-use is generally not permitted without authorization. Contact us for licensing rights.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes
VolcanoDiscovery Home
Volcanoes | Earthquakes | Photos | Volcano News | App
Adventure & Study Travel
Tours to Volcanoes and Volcanic Areas: walking tours, photo tours, study tours
Tours & Dates | FAQ | About us
Get our newsletter!
Company info
Contact | Legal info | Terms & conditions
Follow us
Follow us on facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Visit our Youtube channel
EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
VolcanoDiscovery GmbH, Germany, Reg. nr.: HRB 103744, EU Tax Id: DE 310 395 322 owned and created by
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, volcanologist, volcano photographer, tour organizer member of
IAVCEI
Volcanological Society
Ecotourism Greece
Insured by R+V
VolcanoDiscovery © 2004- All Rights Reserved | Privacy - cookie settings