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Satellite image of Zhupanovsky volcano on 16 Sep 2017
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Zhupanovsky volcano

Compound volcano 2958 m / 9,705 ft
Kamchatka, Russia, 53.59°N / 159.15°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Last update: 2 Oct 2018
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Zhupanovsky volcano eruptions: 2014-2017, 2013, 1959
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 3 Oct
Wed, 3 Oct 07:21 UTCM 4.9 / 105 km20 kmNear East Coast of Kamchatka

Background:

The Zhupanovsky volcanic massif consists of four overlapping stratovolcanoes along a WNW-trending ridge. The elongated volcanic complex was constructed within a Pliocene-early Pleistocene caldera whose rim is exposed only on the eastern side. Three of the stratovolcanoes were built during the Pleistocene, the fourth is Holocene in age and was the source of all of Zhupanovsky's historical eruptions. An early Holocene stage of frequent moderate and weak eruptions from 7000 to 5000 years before present (BP) was succeeded by a period of infrequent larger eruptions that produced pyroclastic flows. The last major eruption of Zhupanovsky took place about 800-900 years BP. Historical eruptions have consisted of relatively minor explosions from the third cone.
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