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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
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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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Eruption news and updates from Sarychev Peak:

Sarychev Peak volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20180917/2210Z FL150 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 17/2220Z

Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 22:45
22:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 22:38 UTC, 17/09/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180917/2238Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: SARYCHEV PEAK 290240
PSN: N4806 E15312
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 1496M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 KVERT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180917/2210Z FL150 EXTD NE REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 17/2220Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL150 230/26KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
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: ... 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. ... read all

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