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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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Zhupanovsky volcano eruptions:
2014-2017, 2013, 1959
Typical eruption style:
unspecified
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Zhupanovsky volcano news:

Zhupanovsky volcano (Kamchatka): new eruptive phase

Monday Nov 10, 2014 22:52 PM | BY: T

Ash plume from Zhupanovsky on 9 Nov (NASA Terra/MODIS)
Ash plume from Zhupanovsky on 9 Nov (NASA Terra/MODIS)
A new phase of eruptions started on 8 Nov. An initial explosion at 21:55 (UTC) on 7 Nov produced an ash plume that rose to approx. 10 km altitude and drifted SE.
Several smaller explosions with ash emissions have been following during the past days. A plume can be seen extending over 250 km length to the southeast from Kamchatka.
After having downgraded it for only 2 days to yellow, KVERT raised the volcano's status again to orange.
Previous news
Friday, Nov 07, 2014
KVERT reported that the eruption at Zhupanovsky had likely finished in mid-October; satellite images last detected an explosion on 11 October and a thermal anomaly on 12 October. ... [more]
Friday, Oct 24, 2014
KVERT reported that an explosive eruption at Zhupanovsky continued during 10-17 October. ... [more]
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
Intermittent explosions continue. An eruption occurred last evening on 23 Sep, producing an ash plume rising to 14,000 ft (4.2 km) according to VAAC Tokyo. [more]
Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Tokyo VAAC reports continuous ash emissions from the volcano, generating a low-level plume that drifts east. [more]
Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014
Ash emissions from the volcano have increased. Yesterday morning, VAAC Tokyo reported ash plumes that rose to 8-11 km altitude and drifted south and were visible on satellite images. ... [more]

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