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Karymski Satelite Image by (c) Google & NASA
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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
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: 07/1120Z

Tuesday Aug 07, 2018 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on  7 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 7 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 07/08/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180807/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/115
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 07/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N5343 E16006 - N5408 E16010 - N5359 E16055 -
N5344 E16108 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1720Z SFC/FL160 N5412 E16150 - N5334 E16128 -
N5401 E16032 - N5436 E16042
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/2320Z SFC/FL150 N5455 E16303 - N5408 E16251 -

N5325 E16200 - N5417 E16106 - N5513 E16123
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20180807/1800Z=

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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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