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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: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 23/2020Z
Sunday Sep 23, 2018 21:15 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVFE01 at 21:00 UTC, 23/09/18 from RJTD
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/141
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 23/2020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N5342 E15957 - N5422 E16016 - N5433 E16043 -
N5340 E16013 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0220Z SFC/FL120 N5456 E16229 - N5438 E16234 -
N5338 E16144 - N5332 E16044 - N5406 E16047 - N5446 E16136
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
NXT ADVISORY: 20180924/0000Z=
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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