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Kizimen volcano (Kamchatka, Russia): new activity reported

Fri, 27 Dec 2013, 07:12
07:12 AM | BY: T
Steaming Kizimen volcano this morning
Steaming Kizimen volcano this morning
Activity has picked up at the volcano again. An ash plume was reported this morning by VAAC Tokyo to 17,000 ft (5 km) altitude extending north. Webcam images show a significant steam plume which possibly contains ash.
This suggests that the lava dome might be entering a new phase of growth. KVERT still maintains the volcano at status "Green" (normal).

Previous news

Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 16:06
Activity has been low recently. It appears that the growth of the summit lava dome has paused or stopped. KVERT now keeps the volcano on level "green". ... Read all
Wed, 4 Dec 2013, 06:00
KVERT reported that weak seismic activity at Kizimen continued during 29 November-6 December. Video showed gas-and-steam activity, and satellite images detected a daily weak thermal anomaly. On 9 December the Alert Level was lowered to Green. ... Read all
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