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Ebeko Volcano
GVP Number 290380
IAVCEI Number 0900-38-
Location 50°41'8" N, 156°0'51" E
Last Eruption 2016/10/18 - continues
Elevation 1156 m
Location
The volcano is located in the northern part of Paramushir Island, 7 km to the west-north-west from Severo-Kurilsk, in the northern part of Vernadsky ridge.
Form and structure
The complicated volcano belongs to the type of “Somma-Vesuvy” and is nested on the volcanic ridge of Vernadsky. Somma 3-5 km in diameter is destroyed. The summit of the central cone extending in the meridional direction has three adjoining craters with diameters 250-300 m and depths 70-100 m. There are a lot of flank craters with centers of fumarolic and hydrothermal activity.
Composition
Andesit-basalts and andesits
Age
2400 years
 
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Aviation color code
YELLOW
Last VONA/KVERT Releases
Hazard synopsis
Potential hazards are caused by ash plumes, ash falls, lahars, clouds of sulphuretted hydrogen and sulphureous gas.

Ash plumes (up to 5 km a.s.l.) of the volcano are dangerous to airport in Severo-Kurilsk and local airlines.

Ash falls possible at:

Severo-Kurilsk (7 km to the east-south-east from the volcano)
Ozernovskiy (90 km to the north-north-east)
Monitoring status
satellite, visual
Eruptions
2016/10/18- continues  
2009/1/29-2009/6/18  
2005  
1998  
1991  
1989-1990  
1987  
1969  
1967  
1965  
1963  
1934-1935  
1859  
1833-1834  
1793  


 
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