Bezymianni volcano (Kamchatka): large explosive eruption, ash to 34,000 ft (10 km) altitude
Sunday Sep 02, 2012 10:04 AM | BY: T
The ash plume is rapidly drifting west and has already reached hundreds of kilometer length.
As of today (2 Sep), the eruption of the volcano is gradually finishing, but ash plumes are extending more 370 mi (600 km) to the east-north-east of the volcano. Ongoing activity could affect international and low-flying aircraft.
According to seismic data by KB GS RAS, the eruption began at 19:16 UTC on September 01, 2012. According to visual data, ash plumes rose up to 32,800 - 39,400 ft (10-12 km) a.s.l. at 19:30 UTC on September 01. According to seismic data, an explosive phase of eruption continued till 19:45 UTC on September 01, and later there was a volcanic tremor was registered about 2 hours.
There is no ash near Bezymianny volcano now, but ash plumes are extending to the east-north-east of the volcano about 550-600 km of the volcano (MTSAT at 2132 UTC on September 01).
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012
Friday, Aug 17, 2012
Effusive eruption of the volcano continues. Seismic activity was low on August 10-13 and moderate on August 14-15 (several volcanic earthquakes were registered). ... [more]
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012
Weak activity of the volcano continues, seismic activity was low all week. Satellite data showed a thermal anomaly over the volcano. [more]
Tuesday, Jul 31, 2012
KVERT reports moderate seismicity and a thermal anomaly over the volcano visible on satellite data. [more]
Friday, Mar 09, 2012
Following the steep increase of seismic activity a and eruption warning since 2 March, a new explosive eruption of Bezymianny volcano (the "volcano without name") in Kamchatka has started yesterday evening and is continuing. ... [more]