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Kizimen volcano
stratovolcano 2376 m / 7,795 ft
Kamchatka, 55.13°N / 160.32°E
Current status: 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 (?)
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Explosive
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Kizimen volcano news & activity updates

Kizimen volcano (Kamchatka): activity has decreased

Thursday Dec 20, 2012 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
Sunday, Dec 02, 2012
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. ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 08, 2012
KVERT reported that during 26 October -2 November moderate seismic activity at Kizimen was detected along with a thermal anomaly in satellite imagery. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 02, 2012
An explosion earlier today produced an ash plume rising to 17,000 ft (5.2 km) altitude, VAAC Tokyo reports. [more]
Sunday, Oct 28, 2012
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. [more]
Kizimen at 06:03 UTC, 20 September 2012 (KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
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. [more]
 

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