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Chirinkotan volcano
stratovolcano 724 m / 2,375 ft
Northern Kuriles, Russia, 48.98°N / 153.48°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Chirinkotan volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 2013-15, 2004, 1986, 1979-80, 1955?, 1900, 1884, 1760 (?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Chirinkotan volcano news & activity updates:

Chirinkotan volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170321/0420Z FL200 EXTD SE OBS VA DTG: 21/0450Z

Tuesday Mar 21, 2017 05:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 05:22 UTC, 21/03/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170321/0522Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: CHIRINKOTAN 290260
PSN: N4859 E15329
AREA: KURIL ISLANDS
SUMMIT ELEV: 724M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/7
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20170321/0420Z FL200 EXTD SE
OBS VA DTG: 21/0450Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N4903 E15328 - N4901 E15345 - N4855 E15346 -
N4851 E15327 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1050Z SFC/FL210 N4823 E15430 - N4658 E15609 -
N4655 E15528 - N4825 E15330 - N4846 E15330
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1650Z SFC/FL200 N4530 E15849 - N4524 E15747 -

N4737 E15420 - N4844 E15345 - N4750 E15533 - N4629 E15705
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/2250Z SFC/FL190 N4648 E15843 - N4605 E15740 -

N4431 E16100 - N4419 E15953 - N4601 E15620 - N4834 E15405 - N4853
E15420 - N4811 E15515
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20170321/0900Z=

Previous news
Thursday, Mar 02, 2017
Another explosion occurred at the volcano yesterday (1 March 2017) at around 09:16 UTC. An ash plume was spotted that reached about 6000 m altitude and drifted east before dissipating. ... [more]
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Anchorage (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Chirinkotan volcano on  1 Mar 2017
Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
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