A large fireball was seen and recorded over Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia at 20:03 LT on January 31, 2023.
The extrusive eruption at Sheveluch volcano in Russia continues, with the growth of the lava dome and strong fumarole activity observed. Incandescence of the lava dome, explosions, and hot avalanches have also been reported in conjunction with this process.
Lava dome at Sheveluch volcano, Russia continues growing, KVERT reported on January 2, 2023.
An intense thermal anomaly was detected over Alaid volcano, Atlasov Island, Russia at 00:39 UTC on September 15, 2022, signaling the beginning of a new Strombolian explosive eruption after several years of quiescence.
A strong explosive eruption took place at Bezymianny volcano, Russia on October 23, 2022, ejecting ash up to 10 km (32 800 feet) above sea level. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 12:20 UTC and lowered back to Orange at 22:05.
An explosive eruption began at Chikurachki volcano at around 15:10 UTC on October 15, 2022, producing an eruptive column up to 4.5 km (14 700 feet) above sea level.
A shallow earthquake registered by the Geophysical Survey (RAS) as M5.8 hit Lake Baikal, Russia at 00:54 UTC (08:54 LT) on October 14, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). The USGS is reporting M4.9 at a depth of 10 km; GEOFON M5.2 at a depth of 10 km.
Severe floods hit Sochi, the largest resort city in Russia, on July 23, 2022, damaging around 250 homes and at least 60 vehicles. One person died while several dozen were rescued.
A new strong eruption was detected at Russia’s Karymsky volcano at around 10:50 UTC on July 13, 2022. The Aviation Color Code remains at Orange.
A strong eruption took place at Chikurachki volcano, Russia at around 20:00 UTC on June 23, 2022, forcing KVERT to raise the Aviation Color Code from Green to Orange.