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Bezymianny volcano (Kamchatka): extrusive eruption continues

Thu, 21 Apr 2022, 17:04
17:04 PM | BY: MARTIN
Fumarolic activity at Bezymianny volcano continued yesterday (image: Y. Demyanchuk)
Fumarolic activity at Bezymianny volcano continued yesterday (image: Y. Demyanchuk)
The extrusive eruption at Bezymianny volcano continues (image: Sentinel 2)
The extrusive eruption at Bezymianny volcano continues (image: Sentinel 2)
Visual observations on 20 April confirmed the actively growing lava dome area.
It continues to appear frequent emissions of gas and water vapor from the extruded dome accompanied by a thermal anomaly as seen in a satellite image from 19 April.
Unstable hot, viscous lava material is being accumulated and prone to collapse into rock falls.

Previous news

Wed, 20 Apr 2022, 19:07

Bezymianny volcano (Central Kamchatka, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 13 April-19 April 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

KVERT reported that the effusive eruption at Bezymianny continued during 8-15 April, along with incandescence at the lava dome, avalanches descending the SE flank, and steam-and-ash emissions. A daily thermal anomaly over the dome was identified in satellite images. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale). ... Read all
Wed, 13 Apr 2022, 23:59

Bezymianny volcano (Central Kamchatka, Russia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 6 April-12 April 2022 (New Activity / Unrest)

KVERT reported that a daily thermal anomaly over Bezymianny was visible in satellite images during 2-8 April. Strong fumarolic activity, incandescence at the lava dome, and avalanches were also reported. The Aviation Color Code remained at Yellow (the second lowest level on a four-color scale). ... Read all
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Bezymianny volcano
stratovolcano 2882 m / 9,455 ft
Central Kamchatka Depression (Kamchatka), 55.98°N / 160.59°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) Bezymianny volcano eruptions:
2017-ongoing, 2016, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2000-05, 1998, 1997, 1996-97, 1994-95, 1993-94, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1986-88, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1981-83, 1980, 1980, 1979, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1971-74, 1965-70, 1964, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1961, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958-59, 1958, 1958, 1957, 1955-57
Typical eruption style
Explosive

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