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Tolbachik volcano
Shield volcano 3682 m / 12,080 ft
Kamchatka, 55.83°N / 160.33°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Tolbachik 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:
effusive fissure eruptions
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Tolbachik volcano: eruption updates & news

Tolbachik volcano (Kamchatka) activity update

Monday Jun 10, 2013 14:28 PM | BY: T

No significant changes have occurred in the ongoing eruption. Seismic tremor remains stable and suggests that lava flows continue to erupt from the southern fissure.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jun 05, 2013
Activity continues with little changes, although the slow trend of decreasing seismic activity persists. A small lava lake 20 m across and weak strombolian activity were recently observed by Russian volcanologists who visited the site. Lava flows continue to be alimented and spread mainly to the SE. [more]
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Eruptive activity continues, with fluid lava flows from the southern fissure being still emitted. However, also a very slow trend of decreasing tremor is visible. ... [more]
Sunday, May 19, 2013
According to the latest KVERT report, the eruption has gained again in strength. Tremor levels have risen and lava continues to effuse from the southern fissure vent, feeding a broad lava flow field. [more]
MODIS hot spot data (past 2 days) for Tolbachik volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, May 13, 2013
Although tremor continues to decrease very slowly, KVERT reports that fluid lava is still being erupted from the vent on the southern fissure. MODIS satellite data still show a large hot spot, confirming that the eruption might be longer lasting than thought. [more]
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
KVER reports no change in the ongoing eruption of the volcano and ongoing high tremor values at levels similar to the past weeks. Recent field reports however suggest that the eruption continues its slowly declining trend and might actually be ending soon. ... [more]

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