Articles tagged "kamchatka"

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Strong eruption at Bezymianny volcano, ash up to 9.5 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A strong eruption started at the Russian Bezymianny volcano at 20:22 UTC on October 21, 2020, ejecting ash up to 9.5 km (31 000 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 21:51 UTC and lowered back to Orange at 03:19 UTC on October 21 after...

October 22, 2020

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New mass deaths of sea animals discovered off Russia's Kamchatka

Authorities reported Monday, October 12, 2020, that a new mass die-off of marine animals has been discovered off the coast of Russia's Kamchatka, where mysterious toxic pollution along a 40 km (25 miles) stretch recently killed 95 percent of seabed animals and...

October 14, 2020

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Mysterious pollution causing mass deaths of marine animals in Russia's Kamchatka

Mysterious toxic pollution along a 40 km (25 miles) stretch of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula has killed 95 percent of seabed creatures in the area and caused health issues among surfers since September 2020. The marine pollution was first reported by local...

October 09, 2020

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New lava flow at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

Moderate explosive-effusive eruption continues at Klyuchevskoy volcano, with new lava effusion observed at its southeastern flank, according to the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team's (KVERT) bulletin on October 5, 2020. A new phase of lava flow started...

October 06, 2020

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Deep M6.4 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit Kamchatka, Russia at 03:41 UTC (15:41 LT) on September 15, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 329 km (204 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 320 km (198 miles). The epicenter was located 13.7 km...

September 15, 2020

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Researchers document rebirth of a volcano for the first time

For the first time, scientists were able to document a volcano's life cycle, from its collapse to its rebirth. Researchers from the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences and volcanologists from Russia presented the results of a series of photogrammetric...

September 14, 2020

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Lava flow, phreatic bursts and collapse of loose slag material at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive-effusive eruption continues at Russian Klyuchevskoy volcano with Strombolian and sometimes Vulcanian activity observed. The Aviation Color Code remains Orange. The lava flow first observed on April 18 continues to move on the southeastern flank...

April 27, 2020

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Moderate explosive eruption continues at Klyuchevskoy volcano, Russia

A moderate explosive eruption of the Strombolian and sometimes Vulcanian types continues at Russian Klyuchevskoy volcano. A notable eruption was registered at 00:05 UTC on April 9. Volcanic ash was ejected up to 7 km (23 000 feet) above sea level, drifting east,...

April 09, 2020

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Strong explosive eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A strong explosive eruption took place at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 19:10 UTC on April 8, 2020. According to the Tokyo VAAC, volcanic ash column rose up to 10 km (33 000 feet) above sea level by 21:20 UTC, drifting SSE. Satellite data by KVERT showed...

April 09, 2020

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Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits off the coast of southern Kamchatka, Russia

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit off the coast of southern Kamchatka, Russia at 02:49 UTC on March 25, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 56.7 km (35 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.6 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). FRC GS RAS is...

March 25, 2020

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Eruption at Klyuchevskoy, volcanic ash to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A moderately strong eruption took place at Russian Klyuchevkoy volcano at 23:15 UTC on December 29, 2019. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange. The volcano belongs to the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes, it is located 30 km (18 miles) from Klyuchi and 360 km...

December 30, 2019

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Eruption warning, locals and tourists warned to stay away from Avachinsky volcano, Kamchatka

Russian Avachinsky volcano, located close to Kamchatka's largest city - Petropavlovsk (population 180 000) is showing signs of increased unrest over the past couple of days, with notable incandescence, degassing and elevated seismicity. A gradual increase in...

December 10, 2019

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Eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 10 km (33 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A relatively strong explosive eruption took place at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 05:00 UTC on November 3, 2019. Based on the ground report, the volcanic ash cloud reached 10 km (33 000 feet) above sea level, drifting NW. The Aviation Color Code was...

November 03, 2019

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Strong puff at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 11 km (38 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A short explosive eruption took place at Sheveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia at 01:30 UTC on October 6, 2019. The Aviation Color Code was briefly raised from Orange to Red. The eruption ejected a small amount of volcanic ash up to 11.5 km (38 000 feet) above sea...

October 06, 2019

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Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia at 09:05 UTC on June 25, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 106 km (66...

June 25, 2019

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Strong eruption at Sheveluch volcano, ash to 11 km (36 000 feet) a.s.l., Russia

A strong explosion took place at Sheveluch, one of the biggest volcanic structures in Kamchatka, Russia, late December 29 (UTC), 2018, forcing authorities to temporarily raise the Aviation Color Code to Red. According to video data, explosions sent ash up to 10 km...

December 30, 2018

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Deep M6.7 earthquake hits near Kamchatka

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit near Kamchatka, Russia at 11:10 UTC on October 13, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 470.1 km (292 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.7 at a depth of 469 km (291 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter was...

October 13, 2018

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Strong M6.1 earthquake hits Kamchatka, Russia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit southern Kamchatka, Russia at 01:40 UTC on July 6, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 79.8 km (49 miles). EMSC is reporting Mw6.1 at a depth of 80 km. According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 94.7...

July 06, 2018

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Moderately strong eruptions at Klyuchevskoy volcano, ash up to 6 km a.s.l.

Moderately strong eruptions continue at Kamchatka's highest and most active volcano Klyuchevskoy for the third day in a row. The volcanic ash cloud is reaching up to 6 km (20 000 feet) a.s.l. and the Aviation Color Code remains Orange since December 5, 2017....

January 05, 2018

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New lava dome and powerful eruption of Shiveluch, Kamchatka

Another powerful eruption of Kamchatkan Shiveluch volcano occurred late on February 6 (early morning February 7 in Kamchatka). Tokyo VAAC spoted an ash plume drifting at approximately 9 km (27 000 ft) altitude and more than 300 km northwest of the

February 10, 2014

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Eruption of Kliuchevskoi sends plume of ash 4 km into air

A giant steam ring was produced by an explosion this morning at Kliuchevskoi volcano, Kamchatka. The volcano emits a variable but often intense steam plume with some ash. Sporadic small explosions can be seen as well, suggesting that weak strombolian activity

November 14, 2013

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Strong M6.6 earthquake struck near east coast of Kamchatka

Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.6 struck near the east coast of Kamchatka on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 07:03 UTC. USGS measured depth at 47 km, EMSC at 40 km. Epicenter was located 172 km (107 miles) S of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy

November 12, 2013

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Zhupanovsky volcano awakens after 54 years of sleep, Kamchatka

There are subtle signs of a new eruption brewing at Zhupanovsky volcano on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula which was quiet since 1959. The Earth-Observing 1 satellite captured ash above Zhupanovsky on November 5, 2013.  According

November 07, 2013

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Violent eruption of Kamchatkan Kliuchevskoi volcano

Kamchatkan Kliuchevskoi volcano continues to violently erupt with lava fountains from the summit and lava flows on the flank. Last evening, ash emissions again reached almost 8 - 9 km (30 000 ft) altitude. Current Aviation Color Code is RED - Eruption is

October 19, 2013

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Intense episode with large ash emissions at Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka

Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka continues. An episode of intense, but short, activity was recorded at Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka, Russia on June 26/27, 2013. The event was most likely a partial collapse of the

June 29, 2013

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Seismic waves of deep M 8.3 temblor in Okhotsk Sea detected across US

The Sea of Okhotsk sits above a subduction zone, where the Pacific Plate dives beneath the North America Plate. Some scientists agree that there is also a microplate, a small tectonic plate, beneath the sea (Okhotsk and Amur microplates that are respectively part of

May 24, 2013

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M 6.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Kamchatka - earthquake swarm continues

Earthquake swarm continues at Kamchatka Peninsula. Strong M 6.0 earthquake occurred off coast of Kamchatka at 01:55:08 UTC on May 21, 2013. The epicenter was located in sea, 136 km (84 miles) ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia at

May 21, 2013

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Swarm of strong earthquakes shakes Kamchatka Peninsula

A swarm of strong earthquakes is currently shaking Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East. The strongest in series was M 5.9 (USGS), M 6.0 (EMSC), recorded at 20:44 UTC on May 19, 2013. Data for depth of this earthquake is still uncertain. USGS measured 16.5 km

May 19, 2013

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New video reveals how geysers work

Alexander Belousov and Marina Belousova, researchers at Russia's Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, lowered a camera into six geysers in the famed Valley of the Geysers on Russia's volcanic Kamchatka Peninsula. The results provide a new model for understanding

February 17, 2013

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Explosive eruption at Tolbachik continues - ash column rose up to 4 km

Explosive eruption at the Tolbachinsky Dol continues. Tolbachik's cinder cone grows on the southern fissure and gas-steam with ash column rose up to 4 km, according to latest reports by VAAC Tokyo and VONA/KVERT. Ash plume extends 5 km in ESE direction from

December 05, 2012

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Kamchatkan Kizimen volcano eruption captured by MODIS

Kizimen volcano, (Kamchatka) which erupted for the first time in 81 years in December 2010, continues to emit gas and ash. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured these natural-color (top) and false-color

November 05, 2012

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Shiveluch volcano eruption seen from space, Kamchatka

When NASA’s Terra satellite passed over Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula at noon local time (00:00 Universal Time) on October 6, 2012, Shilveluch Volcano was quiet (first image). By the time NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the area

October 09, 2012

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Activity at Kizimen and Shiveluch volcanoes on Kamchatka peninsula, eastern Russia

The thermal detectors on the MODIS instrument have identified areas on tops of Kamchatkan Shiveluch and Kizimen volcanoes that are warmer than background. Actively erupting volcanoes typically show such warm areas. Between the two more active volcanoes lie

August 24, 2012

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Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit near the east coast of Kamchatka

Strong earthquake with magnitude 6.1 hit near the east coast of Kamchatka, Russia on June 24, 2012 at 03:15 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 268 km (166 miles) SSW (192°) from Il'pyrskiy, Russia (57.601°N, 163.218°E). Recorded depth was 17.4 km (10.8

June 24, 2012

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Ash on snow from Shiveluch volcano on Kamchatka Peninsula, eastern Russia

As part of the Pacific Volcanic Ring, the remote and beautiful Kamchatka Peninsula in eastern Russia holds more than 300 volcanoes, and twenty-nine of them are currently active. Of all the volcanoes on Kamchatka, Shiveluch is the most active – indeed, it is one of

May 06, 2012

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Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of the Kamchatkan Shiveluch volcano continues

Shiveluch is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth. During the first three weeks of April 2012, brief bursts of volcanic activity left radial streaks of ash on the surrounding snow. Explosive-extrusive-effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Ash explosions is

April 24, 2012

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Bezymianny volcano in Kamchakta Peninsula on red alert - showing signs of possible eruption

In Kamchatka, Russian far east, the Unnamed Volcano (Bezymianny) has been assigned the highest aviation danger code of "red."  The ash and gases that are being spewed from the crater can seriously damage aircraft systems. The volcano is also showing high seismic

March 06, 2012

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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the east coast of Kamchatka

According to USGS seismograph records, the magnitude 5.8 earthquake strike off the east coast of Kamchatka Peninsula on July 26, 2011 at 06:17:38 UTC. The epicenter was 83km (51 miles) east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy and 364 km (226 miles) northeast

July 26, 2011

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Kizimen eruption continues on Kamchatka peninsula

Hot lava has flown down the eastern slope of  Kizimen volcano, on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East of Russia. The ash plume stretches for 15 kilometers and is a threat to aviation, according to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Far East

July 22, 2011

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Kamchatka peninsula hit by 5 earthquakes in 24 hours

In last 24 hours period Kamchatka peninsula felt 5 moderate earthquakes.The quakes which have rattled the peninsula were a 4.7, a 4.9, followed by a 5.0 and a 5.1 and a 4.7 - so there seems to be a gradual increase in intensity and activity. Kamchatka contains about

March 05, 2011