Zhupanovsky is an active compound volcano located in Kamchatka, Russia. The 2,958m volcano consists of 4 overlapping stratovolcanoes along the WNW-trending ridge. Three of the four stratovolcanoes were built during the Pleistocene, while the fourth is Holocene. The volcano erupted between 2013 and 2016 after 54 years of inactivity.

Location: Kamchatka, Russia
53.588831, 159.148326
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano


Zhupanovsky’s Location


Zhupanovsky’s Latest Status

2024: Current Alert Level 1 – Not Active


Zhupanovsky’s Eruptive History

1940 VEI=2 Eruption.
1956 VEI=2 Eruption.
1990 Vigorous fumarolic activity from two vents inside the crater.
2013 First eruption since 1956, producing an ash plume to 5km
2014 Series of eruptions, producing ash plumes to 10km.
2016 Eruptions continued through 2015 and into 2016. The eruptive episode ended on Nov 22 with an eruption producing ash to 6-8 km.
2017 Eruption with ash plume rising to almost 7km high.


Zhupanovsky Monitoring

For monitoring of this volcano, please refer to KVERT


Zhupanovsky Images