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Karymsky volcano
Stratovolcano 1536 m / 5,039 ft
Kamchatka, 54.05°N / 159.43°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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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Volcano news: Karymsky

Karymsky Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190331/0030Z FL070 EXTD S OBS VA DTG: 31/0110Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sunday Mar 31, 2019 01:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 01:32 UTC, 31/03/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190331/0132Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/124
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190331/0030Z FL070 EXTD S
OBS VA DTG: 31/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N5404 E15931 - N5355 E15931 - N5349 E15926 -
N5351 E15920 - N5403 E15926 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0710Z SFC/FL070 N5334 E15958 - N5320 E15959 -
N5318 E15938 - N5334 E15918 - N5345 E15918
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1310Z SFC/FL060 N5324 E16126 - N5307 E16036 -

N5305 E15942 - N5335 E15910 - N5320 E16002
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/1910Z SFC/FL050 N5357 E16237 - N5327 E16130 -

N5313 E15924 - N5343 E15857 - N5344 E15948 - N5332 E16025
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190331/0600Z=

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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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