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Kizimen volcano
stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Kizimen volcano eruptions:
2010-13, 1927-28, 850 (?), 700±50, 350±75, 1010 BC (?), 4050 BC (?), 4450 BC (?), 580050 BC , 6400±50 BC, 8050 BC (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Kamchatka): activity has decreased

Thu, 20 Dec 2012, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
Seismic activity has gradually decreased recently and is reported low. Video data still showed incandescence from the crater and moderate gas-and-steam activity. Satellite images detected a thermal anomaly over the volcano but the intensity of the anomaly had also gradually decreased and has almost disappeared. On 12 December the Aviation Color Code was lowered to Yellow.
Previous news
Sun, 2 Dec 2012, 12:05
During 23-30 November moderate seismic activity at Kizimen was detected. Video and satellite images showed lava flows effusing from the summit and the E flank, summit incandescence, strong gas-and-steam activity, and hot avalanches on the S flank. read all
Thu, 8 Nov 2012, 11:05
KVERT reported that during 26 October -2 November moderate seismic activity at Kizimen was detected along with a thermal anomaly in satellite imagery. ... read all
Fri, 2 Nov 2012, 11:35
An explosion earlier today produced an ash plume rising to 17,000 ft (5.2 km) altitude, VAAC Tokyo reports. ... read all
Sun, 28 Oct 2012, 09:17
Activity at Kizimen has decreased over the past weeks, but incandescence, steaming and moderate seismicity continue to be registered, confirming that the lava dome remains active. ... read all
Tue, 25 Sep 2012, 10:05
Kizimen at 06:03 UTC, 20 September 2012 (KVERT webcam)
Moderate seismicity of the volcano was registered. According to seismic data, ash plumes possibly rose up to 11,800 ft (3.6 km) a.s.l. A recent webcam image captured by Peter Webley from 20 Sep showed and ash plume probably caused by a small pyroclastic flow likely triggered by rock avalanches from the lava flow. ... read all
 

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