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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
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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: 25/1420Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Thu, 25 Jul 2019, 15:15
15:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 25 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Karymsky volcano on 25 Jul 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 15:00 UTC, 25/07/19 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190725/1500Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: KARYMSKY 300130
PSN: N5403 E15927
AREA: RUSSIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1513M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/218
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 25/1420Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N5339 E15938 - N5333 E16038 - N5312 E15948 -
N5311 E15903 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/2020Z SFC/FL140 N5234 E16213 - N5206 E16034 -
N5248 E15846 - N5335 E16031 - N5343 E16125
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0220Z SFC/FL130 N5411 E16238 - N5204 E16300 -

N5132 E16109 - N5238 E15818 - N5405 E16130
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: 20190725/1800Z=

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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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