Bezymianny volcano eruption news and activity updates:
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.
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.
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 read all
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.
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.