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Shield volcano 3682 m / 12,080 ft
Kamchatka, 55.83°N / 160.33°ECurrent status
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| ReportsTolbachik volcano videosTolbachik volcano books | ToursTolbachik volcano eruptions:
2012-13, 1975-76, 1973-74, 1970, 1968-69, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1962-63, 1961-62, 1959-60, 1958, 1956-57, 1955, 1954, 1947, 1940-41, 1939, 1936-37, 1931-32, 1904, 1793, 1790, 1789, 1788, 1769, 1740, 1739, 1699, 1550 (?), 1050 (?), 1000 (?), 950 (?), 900 (?), 550 (?), 450 (?), 400 (?), 350 (?), 250 (?), 150 (?), 50 AD (?), 100 BC (?), 200 BC (?), 700 BC (?), 750 BC (?), 800 BC (?), 1650 BC (?), 1750 BC (?), 2050 BC (?), 4550 BC (?), 5450 BC (?), 5600 BC (?), 6050 BC (?), 7600 BC (?) Typical eruption style:
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Tolbachik volcano: eruption updates & news
Tolbachik volcano (Kamchatka, Russia) activity update
Wednesday Dec 19, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T
Giant thermal anomaly showing the extent of the recent lava flows
KVERT reported that the amplitude of volcanic tremor was almost 3 times as strong as a week ago. Possibly, magmatic channels to the surface have narrowed with time while lava effusion rate is remaining stable.
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
The eruption Plosky Tolbachik continues with vigorous lava emission and strong tremor as during the beginning of the eruption. ...
Monday, Dec 17, 2012
The eruption continues with vigorous lava emission and the tremor signal has intensified, almost doubled its value compared to previous days KVERT reports.
Friday, Dec 14, 2012
KVERT reports strong volcanic tremor at Plosky Tolbachik again today. Ash plumes were rising to approx. 10-13,000 ft (about 3-4 km) altitude.
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012
The eruption continues with lava fountains at the lower vent and active lava flows. KVERT noted that tremor levels were fluctuating. This could suggest that the magma supply has become less steady and the eruption might be approaching an end. Ash plumes from the eruption still rose to up to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude today.
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012
The eruption continues as webcam images show. An article from the Ria Novosti news agency said that according to Russian seismologists, Tolbachik has been erupting a record of 1,200 tonnes or about 400 cubic meters of basaltic lava per second. ...
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