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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, Russia): ash plume reported

Tuesday Oct 15, 2013 12:39 PM | BY: T

VAAC Tokyo reported an ash plume drifting at 13,000 ft (4 km) altitude from the volcano this morning at 05:28 UTC. Webcam images show a sustained steam-gas plume that might contain some ash. Glow from the summit lava dome can be seen on night-time images, indicating that lava extrusion continues:
Previous news
Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
Extrusion of magma at the lava dome has been weak recently, but it remains active. [more]
Kizimen volcano this morning (KVERT webcam)
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
Activity (extrusion of lava at the summit) continues, but has decreased recently, as incandescent rockfalls have become more rare. Seismic activity remains "moderate" (KVERT) and strong degassing can be seen. About a week ago, the prominent spine at the summit dome collapsed. [more]
Friday, Sep 06, 2013
The volcano continues to extrude a viscous lava flow from the summit vent, producing hot avalanches on the western and eastern flanks and strong degassing. KVERT reports moderate seismic activity. [more]
Tuesday, Sep 03, 2013
No significant changes have occurred. The lava dome at the summit continues to grow and produce occasional small to moderate glowing avalanches. KVERT reports moderate seismic activity. [more]
Glowing rock avalanche from Kizimen last night
Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
The lava dome continues to grow at the top of the volcano and produce incandescent rockfalls and small pyroclastic flows, generating ash plumes. A new prominent spine is being extruded at the top and visible on the webcam. The following time-lapse movies show this activity during the day and night: ... [more]
 

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