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Karymsky volcano
Stratovolcano 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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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
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Doninantly explosive, construction of lava domes, near constant activity.
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Volcano news: Karymsky

Karymsky volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 25/1120Z

Sunday Jun 25, 2017 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 25 Jun 2017
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 25 Jun 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 25/06/17 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170625/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/25
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 25/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N5115 E16242 - N5137 E16051 - N5200 E16101 -
N5134 E16245 MOV SE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1720Z SFC/FL130 N5140 E16522 - N5102 E16454 -
N4954 E16534 - N5048 E16211 - N5125 E16211 - N5157 E16405
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. WESTERN PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170625/1800Z=

Previous news
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 24 Jun 2017
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Jun 23, 2017
No explosions with significant ash emissions have been detected during the past 14 days, although a thermal anomaly continues to be present at the summit, suggesting that mild activity still occurs from the volcano. [more]
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  9 Jun 2017
Friday, Jun 09, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  8 Jun 2017
Thursday, Jun 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

Background:

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.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution


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