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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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Volcano news: Karymsky
Karymsky volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180122/2100Z FL100 EXTD NE OBS VA DTG: 22/2140Z
Monday Jan 22, 2018 22:15 PM |
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 22 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 22:11 UTC, 22/01/18 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/7
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20180122/2100Z FL100 EXTD NE
OBS VA DTG: 22/2140Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N5422 E15943 - N5429 E15950 - N5424 E15958 -
N5418 E15949 MOV NE 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0340Z SFC/FL090 N5525 E16319 - N5507 E16142 -
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0940Z SFC/FL080 N5719 E16525 - N5713 E16645 -
N5631 E16508 - N5705 E16458
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20180123/0000Z=
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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