Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Klyuchevskoy
in Russia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Klyuchevskoy is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Klyuchevskoy
Lat/Lon: 56.056 , 160.642
Event Date: 01 Nov 2023 22:10 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: Few people affected
Exposed Population 100km: About 8000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 2
Inserted at: 02 Nov 2023 06:39 UTC


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Historical Timeline

Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 01 Nov 2023 22:10 Volcanic ash emissions continue. TOKYO

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Russian Federation , Region of Kamchatskaya oblast'. The nearest places are Klyuchi, Krasny Yar, Kresty, Mayskoye, Kozyrevskiy, Ushki, Kamenka, Granëvo, Kozyrëvsk, Kharchino, and Kamaki.

Radius Population
100 km 8300 people
75 km 4500 people
50 km 2800 people
30 km <1000 people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

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Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kamchatskaya oblast' Russian Federation -

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Klyuchi Kamchatskaya Russia City 6500 people 31 km
Krasny Yar Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 40 km
Kresty Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 40 km
Mayskoye Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 41 km
Kozyrevskiy Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 42 km
Ushki Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 44 km
Kamenka Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 47 km
Granëvo Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 48 km
Kozyrëvsk Kamchatskaya Russia City - 48 km
Kharchino Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 52 km
Srednyaya Kravcha Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 55 km
Kishkerdino Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 56 km
Kamaki Kamchatskaya Russia Village - 58 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Klyuchi 66 0 29 km
Klyuchi Southeast 32 0 33 km
Kozyrevsk 30 0 47 km



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Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations

Initial conditions

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