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stratovolcano 2882 m / 9,455 ft
Central Kamchatka Depression, Kamchatka, 55.98°N / 160.59°ECurrent status
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2017, 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, 1955-57Typical eruption style:
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Bezymianny volcano eruption news and activity updates:
Tue, 26 Dec 2006, 07:57
A paroxysmal (sub-Plinian) explosive eruption at Bezymianny began at 09:17 UTC on December 24 and ended in the afternoon the same day. A large eruption column rose up to ~ 10.0 km (32,800 ft) ASL and assumed the typical umbrella shape. An ash plume extended to the north-east from the volcano.
According to KVERT, seismicity of the volcano returned to background levels at 20:00 UTC on December 24. From satellite data, a large thermal anomaly at the lava dome is present.
Sun, 24 Dec 2006, 04:26
KVERT reports significantly increased seismic activity ata Bezymianny volcano. A series of ash explosions and pyroclastic flows were recorder starting from 23:52 UTC on December 23. Ash plumes rose up to 6.0 km (19,700 ft) ASL and extended to the north-east from the volcano.
Wed, 10 May 2006, 08:36
The large explosive eruption at Bezymianny lasted only shortly as typical for large explosions. Seismic activity returned to background levels from 12:00 UTC on May 09, few hours after its beginning. Small fumarolic plumes were observing in the early morning of May 10. Probably a lava flow began to effuse at the lava dome. ...more
Tue, 9 May 2006, 15:18
A large explosive eruption occurred this morning at Bezymianny volcano, beginning at 08h21 local time. An ash plume reaching 15km altitude was formed, drifting south and southeast.
Mon, 8 May 2006, 21:40
Bezymianny's alert level was raised to RED, meaning that there is important ongoing eruptive activity and that there is a considerable risk of larger explosions and pyroclastic flows in the near future. KVERT registered a marked increase in shallow seismic activity, an increased number of glowing rockfalls from the lava dome, strong fumarolic activity and a strong thermal anomaly is seen from satellite.
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