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Karymski Satelite Image by (c) Google & NASA
Stratovolcano 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)
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.
Karymsky volcano tours:Kamchatka - Land of Colors
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Volcano news: Karymsky
Karymsky Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 18:00
18:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 1 Jan 2021
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 17:50 UTC, 01/01/21 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 01/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 360/21KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD OR HAS DISSIPATED. WE
WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA DETECTED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=
New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in New Zealand near Upper Hutt, Upper Hutt City, Wellington, only 5 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 2 January 2021 at 4:57 am local time at a shallow depth of 24 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... 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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