Sarychev Peak volcano (Matua Island, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 13 January-19 January 2021 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
KVERT reported that a thermal anomaly over Sarychev Peak was identified during 7-10 and 12-13 January. A gas-and-steam plume drifted 40 km NE on 12 January. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale) on 10 January.

Source: Kamchatkan Volcanic Eruption Response Team (KVERT)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Sarychev Peak. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 13 January-19 January 2021. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 10:56
Red arrow shows a higher surface temperature at Sarychev peak yesterday. Visibility is limited due to dense clouds (image: Sentinel 2)
Activity of the volcano continues at elevated levels. ... Read all
Wed, 6 Jan 2021, 06:00
KVERT raised the Aviation Color Code to Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale) for Sarychev Peak on 10 January, noting that the temperature of a thermal anomaly was 79.8 degrees Celsius above background temperatures, possibly indicating lava in the crater. ... Read all
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