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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 IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.

Tuesday Jan 23, 2018 12:00 PM |

Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 23 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 23 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 11:50 UTC, 23/01/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180123/1150Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/10
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA IS NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
OBS VA DTG: 23/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 240/72KT

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 DISSIPATED. WE WILL

ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA DETECTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 22 Jan 2018
Monday, Jan 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 18 Jan 2018
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 14 Dec 2017
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Dec 06, 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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