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Stratovolcano 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
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Karymsky volcano eruptions:
1771, 1830, 1852, 1854, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1921, 1923, 1925, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1960, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1993, 1996 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Doninantly explosive, construction of lava domes, near constant activity.
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Karymsky Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 16/1720Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
Fri, 16 Oct 2020, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 16 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVFE01 at 18:00 UTC, 16/10/20 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/75
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 16/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N5421 E16232 - N5444 E16306 - N5438 E16311 -
N5423 E16304 - N5412 E16323 - N5406 E16303 MOV E 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2320Z SFC/FL120 N5527 E16828 - N5451 E16832 -
N5451 E16715 - N5533 E16715
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0520Z SFC/FL110 N5623 E17310 - N5545 E17314 -
N5545 E17142 - N5648 E17144
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20201017/0000Z=
On 30 July at 10:30 local time
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) recorded continuous explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 10,000 ft (3,048 m)
altitude and drifted SE. ... read all
Karymsky, the most active volcano of Kamchatka's eastern volcanic zone, is a symmetrical stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera that formed during the early Holocene. The caldera cuts the south side of the Pleistocene Dvor volcano and is located outside the north margin of the large mid-Pleistocene Polovinka caldera, which contains the smaller Akademia Nauk and Odnoboky calderas.
Most seismicity preceding Karymsky eruptions originated beneath Akademia Nauk caldera, which is located immediately south of Karymsky volcano. The caldera enclosing Karymsky volcano formed about 7600-7700 radiocarbon years ago; construction of the Karymsky stratovolcano began about 2000 years later. The latest eruptive period began about 500 years ago, following a 2300-year quiescence. Much of the cone is mantled by lava flows less than 200 years old. Historical eruptions have been vulcanian or vulcanian-strombolian with moderate explosive activity and occasional lava flows from the summit crater.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution
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