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Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 May-28 May 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 22 May 2019, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
SVERT lowered the Alert Level for Sarychev Peak to Green on 22 May, noting that the last activity recorded was an ash plume on 16 May and a thermal anomaly on 17 May.

Source: Sakhalin Volcanic Eruption Response Team (SVERT)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2019. Report on Sarychev Peak. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22 May-28 May 2019. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 May-21 May 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

SVERT reported that a weak thermal anomaly over Sarychev Peak was visible in satellite images on 10, 12, and 17 May. At 0830 on 16 May satellite images showed an ash plume drifting 50 km SE at an altitude as high as 2.5 km (8,200 ft) a.s.l. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow on 16 May. ... Read all
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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.
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