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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Satellite images showed steam-and-gas emissions from Sinarka on 16 March and a weak thermal anomaly on 21 March. [more]
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The alert level of the volcano was raised to Yellow. SVERT reported steam-and-gas emissions visible on satellite images. ... [more]
 

Sinarka volcano

stratovolcano 934 m / 3,064 ft
Central Kurile islands, Russia, 48.88°N / 154.18°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Last update: 1 Nov 2015
Typical eruption style: explosive
Sinarka volcano eruptions: 1872-78, 1855, 1846, 1725 No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sinarka volcano is an andesitic stratovolcano on the northern end of Shiashkotan Island in the central Kuriles, Russia. The youngest features are 2 lava domes, which have had small explosive eruptions in historic times.

Background:

Sinarka has a complex structure: A small, 2-km-wide depression open to the NW has been largely filled and overtopped by an andesitic postglacial central cone that itself contains a lava dome that forms the 934 m high point of the island. Another lava dome, Zheltokamennaya Mountain, lies 1.5 km to the SW along the buried SW rim of the caldera, and a smaller dome lies along the northern caldera rim.
(Source: GVP)


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